By Elizabeth B. Sherman
The book’s concentration is at the ships themselves—such because the Lyman M. Davis, Salvor, street sixteen, and Milwaukee Clipper—vessels that have been noteworthy for being the 1st in their sort or for his or her recognition, strange and distinct careers, or tragic losses. a few ships have been misplaced in Lake Michigan close to Muskegon Harbor, and the tales of a few of the main extraordinary wrecks and rescue missions look during this publication, together with the psychic intervention that led the William Nelson to the intriguing rescue of the workforce aboard the sinking Our Son. The ebook bargains many first-hand statements of shipwreck survivors and different witnesses, lending an genuine voice to the accounts.
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