Tag: Shipwrecks

Wreck of the package freighter “Arthur Orr,” Silver Bay, Minnesota

The "Arthur Orr" was a 286 foot, 2,329 ton steel package freighter. It was wrecked at the mouth of the Baptism River on Lake Superior's North Shore. It was loaded with flour, copper and shingles. Salvage and repairs cost $10,000. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Wreck of passenger and freight steamer “Winslow” near the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Wreck of passenger and freight steamer Winslow near her slip in Duluth harbor; ran aground at 47 avenue east October 2 and caught fire the Oct 3 in her slip; salvage went to Davy Jones ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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