MANASOO
Once called the Macassa, then the Manasoo, sank in 1928 near Owen Sound. Six sailors made it to a raft. A harrowing story.
SOLVE THE MURDER
HIBOU SINKS
MANITOULIN FIRE
STEAMBOAT STORIES OF THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
Explore the tales of 19th and early 20th century steamboats on Lake Superior, Lake Huron, and Georgian Bay
For every ship there are a thousand planks. For every plank there are a thousand nails. For every nail there are a thousand stories.
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PLOUGHBOY
upper lakes
STEAMBOAT MAIL
JANE MILLER IS GONE
CITY OF WINNIPEG
William Gibbard was "murdered by persons unknown" in 1863. Can you solve the mystery?
Chinese Proverb
Canada's First Prime Minister escapes from the "Jaws of Death"
Fire and death on the docks at Duluth
Delivering the mail in the 19th Century on the Upper Lakes
"A Wreck Strewn Shore Tells of a Grim Tragedy"
Nov 21, 1936
The steamer Manitoulin in flames races to the shore while some passengers jump overboard.
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manasoo manasoo Chicora in Collingwood Harbour
CHICORA AFFAIR
Uncle Sam tries to face down the 1870 Red River Expedition
The Jane Miller was lost with all hands in November 1881
The City of
 Owen Sound
The Misfortunes of a boat that sank many times
The Wreck of the Mary Ward
Mulligan's Reef is in shallow water
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Brutal Outrage on the Baltic
A young boy jumps overboard