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Shipwrecks

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Persons, Water, Lakes Wreck - Wenona at Canal (view of waterway]. [Two people in a rowboat are shown getting a better view of the wreckage. A piece of the ship sticks out of the water.]

Scanned: April 3, 2007


Shipwrecks

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Persons, Water, Lakes Wreck - Wenona at Canal (view of waterway]. [A group of people gather at the shoreline to view the wreckage.]

Scanned: March 30, 2007


Shipwrecks - Pasadena

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons Remains of schooner Pasadena wrecked Oct. 5, 1906 in a 70 mile gale, 1 mile north east of Portage Canal. Two lives lost. Ship and cargo a complete wreck. Steamer Gladstone which had her in tow reached Lily Pond in safety. Taken October 14, 1906. [Several people gather on the beach to view the remains of the Pasedena.]

Scanned: February 16, 2007


Shipwrecks

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons Sunken Montana - Str. Bulgaria tried to force way thru and wedged tight. Completely blocking Portage Canal for three days. Note tug Maytham on left entirely housed in. About October 1, 1895. [The Bulgaria is the largest of the ships with the Montana wedged in the middle.]

Scanned: February 16, 2007


Shipwrecks - Bon Voyage

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons Str. Bon Voyage "Booth Line". Burned May 10, 1901 off Redridge, lives lost, 4. [Image of the Bon Voyage with several people aboard.]

Scanned: February 16, 2007


Shipwrecks - Schooner Pasadena

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons Remains of schooner Pasadena wrecked Oct. 5, 1906 in a 70 mile gale 1 mile northeast of Portage Canal. Two lives lost. Ship and cargo a complete wreck. Steamer Gladstone which had her in tow, reached Lily Pond in safety. Taken October 14, 1906. [Two people in a row boat and some on shore, view the remains of the ship.]

Scanned: February 26, 2007


Shipwrecks - Maplehurst

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons [Image of the sinking ship from shore]

Scanned: February 26, 2007


Shipwrecks - Ralph Budd - Salvage

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Persons, Water Bernard Gestel on right and brother at Cat Harbor, Keweenaw County with zinc ingots brought up summer of 1957 from stranded steamer Ralph Budd which ran on rocks, May 6th, 1929. [Image of the two men, one dressed in diving gear, posing with the zinc ingots stamped with "Trademark Anaconda - Made in U.S.A. Electric. Reg. U.S. Pat.]

Scanned: May 1, 2007


Shipwrecks

Persons, Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Bill Yates stands beside the big capstan he pulled up west of the Michigan Tech power plant in Houghton. He indicates it could have belonged to a lumber hooker or hooker barge. But he only is assured that the passenger boat, Morgan, a Carroll ownership, and the tug Matham sank in the vicinity. Here the capstan rests near the Naval Reserve premises in Hancock. [Photo of Mr. Yates and the artifact he retrieved from Portage Lake.]

Scanned: February 13, 2009