SS HENRY STEINBRENNER Sink Lake Superior 1953 Newspaper

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 17, 2010
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SS HENRY STEINBRENNER Sink Lake Superior 1953 Newspaper is a complete, genuine historic old newspaper with the following title, date and description: THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, May 11, 1953 * SS Henry Steinbrenner sinks * Sault Ste. Marie MI Michigan * Lake Superior This 44 page newspaper has a two line banner headline on the front page: * SHIP SINKS IN SUPERIOR, 31 ADRIFT IN LIFEBOATS with subhead. (see) Tells of the sinking of the SS Henry Steinbrenner on Lake Superior near Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Great headline for display. Other news of the day throughout. Minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition. wikipedia notes: Lakes freighter SS Henry Steinbrenner was a 427 feet (130 m) long, 50 feet (15 m) wide, and 28 feet (8.5 m) deep(4}, dry bulk freighter of typical construction style for the early 1900s primary designed for the iron ore, coal, and grain trades on the Great Lakes. Commissioned by the Kinsman Transit Co. of Cleveland, Ohio she was launched as hull number 14 by Jenks Ship Building Co. of Port Huron, Michigan. Her design featured a forward forecastle containing crew cabins topped with an additional cabin and pilot house. The mid section was a long nearly flat deck over the cargo holds only interrupted by 12 hatches fitted with telescoping type hatch covers. The aft end featured a large cabin situated over the ... read more