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  • Terrible Disaster on Lake Superior
    Terrible Disaster on Lake Superior
    NewspaperText  The Age (Philadelphia, PA), 8 Sep 1863, p. 2, column 6     Terrible Disaster on Lake Superior -- The Steamer Sunbeam Lost with all on Board.

    SARNIA, C.W.. September 7.--The steamer City of Cleveland reports the loss of the steamer Sunbeam in Lake Superior. last week, during a gale with all the passengers and crew except one ...

    NewspaperText  The Age (Philadelphia, PA), 8 Sep 1863, p. 2, column 6   Terrible Disaster on Lake Superior -- The Steamer Sunbeam Lost with all on Board.

    SARNIA, C.W.. September 7.--The steamer City of Cleveland reports the loss of the steamer Sunbeam in ...

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  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Oct. 2, 1953
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Oct. 2, 1953
    TextNewspaper       ELEVATOR GLUT SLOWS SHIPPING

    The freighter Mancox is tied up at the C.P.R. dock here waiting improvement of the seasonal slowing up of grain movements, both form the Lakehead ports, of Port Arthur and Fort William, and the shipping of grain from Montreal ...

    TextNewspaper     ELEVATOR GLUT SLOWS SHIPPING

    The freighter Mancox is tied up at the C.P.R. dock here waiting improvement of the seasonal slowing up of grain movements, both form the Lakehead ...

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  • Marinette Eagle Star (Marinette, WI), April 24, 1948
    Marinette Eagle Star (Marinette, WI), April 24, 1948
    TextNewspaper       Mindemoya Now Is Yankcanuck

    Only a comparatively few persons here have heard of the Yankcanuck Transportation Company or the ship of the same name. But the vessel has a close association to a group of person in Marinette.

    The Yankcanuck a pulpwood carrier is owned and ...

    TextNewspaper     Mindemoya Now Is Yankcanuck

    Only a comparatively few persons here have heard of the Yankcanuck Transportation Company or the ship of the same name. But the vessel has a close ...

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  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), March 9, 1964
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), March 9, 1964
    TextNewspaper       Naugatuck Conducting Ice Survey

    The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Naugatuck left the Michigan Sault base today for an exploratory ice survey downriver.

    The 110 foot craft was due to go as far down as Lake Nicolet, and possibly beyond to Neebish Island

    It' s finding ...

    TextNewspaper     Naugatuck Conducting Ice Survey

    The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Naugatuck left the Michigan Sault base today for an exploratory ice survey downriver.

    The 110 foot craft was due to ...

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  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), March 24, 1964
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), March 24, 1964
    TextNewspaper       Sault Vessel Return to Open Harbor Season

    The 3,280 ton motor vessel Yankcanuck commanded by Captain W. E. Dexter, docked at the Sault harbor Monday afternoon to officially open the 1964 St. Mary's River navigation season.

    Captain Dexter received the traditional silk hat ...

    TextNewspaper     Sault Vessel Return to Open Harbor Season

    The 3,280 ton motor vessel Yankcanuck commanded by Captain W. E. Dexter, docked at the Sault harbor Monday afternoon to officially open the ...

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  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Dec. 11, 1964
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Dec. 11, 1964
    TextNewspaper       Grounded Freighter Lightered.

    The Yankcanuck freighter Mancox which ran aground in the St. Marys River yesterday, afternoon left the government dock at the foot of Pim Street at 1 p.m. today.

    The ship freed itself at 9:30 a.m. after having 125 tons of her steel cargo ...

    TextNewspaper     Grounded Freighter Lightered.

    The Yankcanuck freighter Mancox which ran aground in the St. Marys River yesterday, afternoon left the government dock at the foot of Pim Street at 1 p.m. ...

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  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Apr. 8, 1958
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Apr. 8, 1958
    TextNewspaper       Yankcanuck Ships lead the Way Mancox in Locks; Expect Manzzutti To Open Shipping

    The steamer Mancox sailed through the Sault locks at 7:05 a.m. Today, making the first lockage of the 1958 season.

    Owned by Yankcanuck Steamship Limited, the Mancox, which has ...

    TextNewspaper     Yankcanuck Ships lead the Way Mancox in Locks; Expect Manzzutti To Open Shipping

    The steamer Mancox sailed through the Sault locks at 7:05 a.m. Today, making the first lockage of ...

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  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), April 9, 1962
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), April 9, 1962
    TextNewspaper       Manzzuttti May Be First Expect Official Opening of Sault Lock on April 12.

    April 12 has been selected as the tentative date for opening the Sault Locks to commercial traffic.

    Although the icebreaker Alexander Henry and freighter Manzzutti locked through the Canadian ...

    TextNewspaper     Manzzuttti May Be First Expect Official Opening of Sault Lock on April 12.

    April 12 has been selected as the tentative date for opening the Sault Locks to commercial traffic.

    ...
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  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), January 2, 1968
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), January 2, 1968
    TextNewspaper       Long ships leave St. Mary's River until Spring.

    The longest shipping season in this area since the end of the Second World War came to an end Sunday.

    As the motor Vessel Yankcanuck, flagship of Yankcanuck Steamships Limited of the Sault locked through the MacArthur lock ...

    TextNewspaper     Long ships leave St. Mary's River until Spring.

    The longest shipping season in this area since the end of the Second World War came to an end Sunday.

    As the ...

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  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Saturday April 10, 1954
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Saturday April 10, 1954
    TextNewspaper       Manzzutti First Ship Through Canal Here Moving To Steel Plant.

    First Vessel through the locks, for the 1954 navigation season, the Manzzutti, of the Yankcanuck Steamship Ltd., entered the Canadian canal about 8;15 a.m. today.

    It docked at the Algoma Steel Corporation ...

    TextNewspaper     Manzzutti First Ship Through Canal Here Moving To Steel Plant.

    First Vessel through the locks, for the 1954 navigation season, the Manzzutti, of the Yankcanuck Steamship Ltd., entered the Canadian ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Sault Daily Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Monday, April 11, 1955
    Sault Daily Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Monday, April 11, 1955
    TextNewspaper       Freighter Manzzutti Moves Through Locks.

    The navigation season at the Canadian Sault Canal was unofficially opened this morning at 7:15 when the Manzzutti locked up bound for the Algoma Steel dock.

    Because the Manzzutti is home based, its Captain John B. Perry will not ...

    TextNewspaper     Freighter Manzzutti Moves Through Locks.

    The navigation season at the Canadian Sault Canal was unofficially opened this morning at 7:15 when the Manzzutti locked up bound for the Algoma Steel ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), Nov. 28, 1950
    Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), Nov. 28, 1950
    TextNewspaper       Canadian Steamer Brings Lumber Cargo to City Firm

    The first shipload of foreign lumber ever to be discharged at a Sturgeon Bay dock was put ashore over the weekend at the Sawyer Fuel & Supply Co.

    The lumber arrived Saturday aboard the steamer Yankcanuck, owned by the ...

    TextNewspaper     Canadian Steamer Brings Lumber Cargo to City Firm

    The first shipload of foreign lumber ever to be discharged at a Sturgeon Bay dock was put ashore over the weekend at ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 Sep, 1867, page 1
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 Sep, 1867, page 1
    TextNewspaper       It is debatable whether this medium-sized tug (110 ft., 123 t.) was named W. R. MUIR or W. K. MUIR. There was another tug named W. K. MUIR, operating out of Milwaukee at this time. Extracts of official records show the spelling W. R. MUIR though she always shows in ...
    TextNewspaper     It is debatable whether this medium-sized tug (110 ft., 123 t.) was named W. R. MUIR or W. K. MUIR. There was another tug named W. K. MUIR, operating out ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, MN), 4 May, 1959
    Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, MN), 4 May, 1959
    TextNewspaper       Skipper Lauds Seaway

    Captain Joseph Meade is an enthusiastic champion of the St. Lawrence seaway.

    Meade, a resident of North Wales, England, believes the new waterwaly will be "the salvation of mankind."

    He reasoned that it will provide cheaper transportation for ...

    TextNewspaper     Skipper Lauds Seaway

    Captain Joseph Meade is an enthusiastic champion of the St. Lawrence seaway.

    Meade, a resident of North Wales, England, believes the new waterwaly will be "the salvation ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 11 Oct, 1902
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 11 Oct, 1902
    TextNewspaper      

    According to a recent decision of the Court of Appeals, seamen are not entitled to extra pay when throwing overboard in order to lighten a cargo off a reef. This decision is the result of a suit brought against the steamer C. F. Bielman by James Gilbraith, John Welmer and ...

    TextNewspaper    

    According to a recent decision of the Court of Appeals, seamen are not entitled to extra pay when throwing overboard in order to lighten a cargo off a reef. This ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), May 18, 1901
    Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), May 18, 1901
    TextNewspaper      

    West Superior May 17

    C.E. Dickson who was head waiter on the steamer Bon Voyage which burned at Houghton a few days ago, has arrived in the city and tells an interesting tale of the burning of the boat. He tells a particulary interesting story of the loss of the ...

    TextNewspaper    

    West Superior May 17

    C.E. Dickson who was head waiter on the steamer Bon Voyage which burned at Houghton a few days ago, has arrived in the city and tells ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues., September 18, 1906
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues., September 18, 1906
    TextNewspaper       Shipbuilder James Davidson of West Bay City may have been amused by the irony of this accident, as he had built the 2040 gross ton ARMENIA (US#107219) in 1896, while his just-down-the-river rival Frank W. Wheeler was builder of the 1054 gt ELFINMERE/PACKARD (US#135940). The ARMENIA had struck Colchester Shoal ...
    TextNewspaper     Shipbuilder James Davidson of West Bay City may have been amused by the irony of this accident, as he had built the 2040 gross ton ARMENIA (US#107219) in 1896, while ...
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  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 9 Jul, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 9 Jul, 1895
    TextNewspaper       The international organization thus formed was termed the "Deep Waterways Commission." This was the beginning of the process that eventually led to the St. Lawrence Seaway, which was not completed until 1959....
    TextNewspaper     The international organization thus formed was termed the "Deep Waterways Commission." This was the beginning of the process that eventually led to the St. Lawrence Seaway, which was not completed ...
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  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), June 4, 1883
    Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), June 4, 1883
    TextNewspaper       THE WRECKING TUG MICHIGAN

    The Canadian wrecking tug Prince Alfred, which is now the property of the International Wrecking and Transportation company, has been largely repaired during the winter and spring, and is so far a new boat that it was thought best to give her a new name. ...

    TextNewspaper     THE WRECKING TUG MICHIGAN

    The Canadian wrecking tug Prince Alfred, which is now the property of the International Wrecking and Transportation company, has been largely repaired during the winter and ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Thur., March 26, 1885
    Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Thur., March 26, 1885
    TextNewspaper       One doesn't see ice like this much anymore on the lakes. The Goodrich liners MICHIGAN(US#91382) and WISCONSIN(US#80861) were both quite new iron-hulled vessels, which is why they felt comfortable challenging the floes. MICHIGAN was a total loss, while WISCONSIN was safe, and had a long and eventful career lasting until ...
    TextNewspaper     One doesn't see ice like this much anymore on the lakes. The Goodrich liners MICHIGAN(US#91382) and WISCONSIN(US#80861) were both quite new iron-hulled vessels, which is why they felt comfortable challenging ...
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