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  • Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, MN), 4 May, 1959
    Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, MN), 4 May, 1959
    textnewspaper       Skipper Lauds SeawayCaptain 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 grain to poverty stricken ...
    textnewspaper     Skipper Lauds SeawayCaptain 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 ...
    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
  • 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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), June 4, 1883
    Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), June 4, 1883
    textnewspaper       THE WRECKING TUG MICHIGANThe 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. Application was ...
    textnewspaper     THE WRECKING TUG MICHIGANThe 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, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Oct. 2, 1953
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Oct. 2, 1953
    textnewspaper       ELEVATOR GLUT SLOWS SHIPPINGThe 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 elevators.According to the ...
    textnewspaper     ELEVATOR GLUT SLOWS SHIPPINGThe 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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Marinette Eagle Star (Marinette, WI), April 24, 1948
    Marinette Eagle Star (Marinette, WI), April 24, 1948
    textnewspaper       Mindemoya Now Is YankcanuckOnly 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 operated by Capt. and ...
    textnewspaper     Mindemoya Now Is YankcanuckOnly 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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), March 9, 1964
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), March 9, 1964
    textnewspaper       Naugatuck Conducting Ice SurveyThe 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 IslandIt' s finding will not have a bearing on ...
    textnewspaper     Naugatuck Conducting Ice SurveyThe 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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • 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 SeasonThe 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 welcome from ...
    textnewspaper     Sault Vessel Return to Open Harbor SeasonThe 3,280 ton motor vessel Yankcanuck commanded by Captain W. E. Dexter, docked at the Sault harbor Monday afternoon to officially open the 1964 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • 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 transferred to its sister ...
    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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Apr. 8, 1958
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Apr. 8, 1958
    textnewspaper       Yankcanuck Ships lead the WayMancox in Locks;Expect Manzzutti To Open ShippingThe 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 been wintered-berthed at the CPR ...
    textnewspaper     Yankcanuck Ships lead the WayMancox in Locks;Expect Manzzutti To Open ShippingThe steamer Mancox sailed through the Sault locks at 7:05 a.m. Today, making the first lockage of the 1958 season.Owned ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), April 9, 1962
    Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), April 9, 1962
    textnewspaper       Manzzuttti May Be FirstExpect 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 Ship Canal during the ...
    textnewspaper     Manzzuttti May Be FirstExpect 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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • 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 at 3:41 p.m. Sunday, ...
    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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • 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 shortly after 10:30 p.m. ...
    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 ...
    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 figure in the race for ...
    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 ...
    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 FirmThe first shipload of foreign lumber ever to be discharged at a Sturgeon Bay dock was put ashore over the weekend at the Sawyer FuelSupply Co.The lumber arrived Saturday aboard the steamer Yankcanuck, owned by the Yankcanuck ...
    textnewspaper     Canadian Steamer Brings Lumber Cargo to City FirmThe first shipload of foreign lumber ever to be discharged at a Sturgeon Bay dock was put ashore over the weekend at the ...
    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  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 Sep, 1867, page 1page 1     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  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 Sep, 1867, page 1page 1   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
  • 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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sat., Dec. 7, 1850
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sat., Dec. 7, 1850
    textnewspaper       * Probably a typo - the skipper of the TROY at this time was the famous David P. Dobbins, who was also part owner of the boat.
    textnewspaper     * Probably a typo - the skipper of the TROY at this time was the famous David P. Dobbins, who was also part owner of the boat.
    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 17C.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 Altmans, ...
    textnewspaper     West Superior May 17C.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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), May 15, 1901
    Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), May 15, 1901
    textnewspaper       The Bon Voyage Disaster.W.S. Fain, a traveling man who was a passenger on the steamer Bon Voyage and made discovery of the fire which destroyed the craft, blames the crew and says they became panic stricken as soon as the alarm of fire was given. He declares boats could have ...
    textnewspaper     The Bon Voyage Disaster.W.S. Fain, a traveling man who was a passenger on the steamer Bon Voyage and made discovery of the fire which destroyed the craft, blames the crew ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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