Launched in 1910 from the American Shipbuilding Company in Lorain, Ohio, the Charles S. Price was an imposing site. Her length was 524 feet, beam of 54 feet and a solid gross weight of 6322 gross tons. While she only served the Great Lakes a short 3 years, she worked hard and provided...

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In 1864, the 110 foot schooner, Col. A.B. Williams was lost in a storm while carrying a full load of coal. Often credited with being the oldest known shipwreck in the Port Sanilac area, she lay dormant and undiscovered on the bottom of Lake Huron until nearly a century later. Discovered by a...

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Launched in 1889 as a steel hulled package freighter with an imposing length of 300 feet, the North Star served diligently on the Great Lakes for just over two decades. In November of 1908, she was bound for Duluth in the fog when she collided with her sister ship, the Northern Queen. As...

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The Mary Alice B was built at Duluth, Minnesota in 1931 for the Corps of Engineers as the "Quintus". In 1962 she passed into private ownership and her name was changed. She was a fair sized working tugboat at 62 feet in length. She foundered off Port Sanilac September 5, 1975. She is upright and...

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Launched in 1856 as a proud product of the Buffalo, New York shipbuilding industry, the New York was a wooden steamer. She saw just over two decades of active and faithful service on the Great Lakes before she was sadly lost to a storm and heavy seas in October of 1876. She now...

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Built and launched in 1870, the Checotah was a schooner that served the Great Lakes proudly for two and a half decades until she met her demise. Oddly enough, during that time, she was actually sunk, refloated and repaired before her final voyage. In 1882, she was sunk and repaired, then converted into...

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Built in 1907 as a proud product of the Dumbarton, Scotland Shipbuilding Industry, the Regina, named after the city Regina in Saskatchewan was homeported in Montreal, Quebec. She was a steel canaler, just over 295 feet in length and just under 2000 gross tons. She served proudly on the Great Lakes until the...

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Built in 1868, the 236 foot steamer, Philadelphia saw nearly a quarter of a century of faithful and trusted service on the Great Lakes. Sadly, she met her fate on a chilly November day in 1893 during a collision with the steamer, Albany. Shortly after the collision, the Philadelphia succumbed to the depths...

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Built and launched by the F.W. Wheeler company of Michigan in 1902, the Glenorchy was a steam propelled bulk cargo carrier with a length of 350 feet, a beam of 49 feet and a gross weight of 3943 gross tons. She saw faithful service under four owners, three from the United States and...

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Having the honor as the oldest known shipwreck in the Harbor Beach area, the Goliath went down more than 170 years ago. Launched in 1846, the Goliath was a wooden package and bulk freighter, 131 feet in length and 279 gross tons. She barely saw two years of service when, in September of...

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