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Great Lakes collisions, wrecks & disasters

Wayne Louis Kadar

Great Lakes collisions, wrecks & disasters

ships 400 to 998 feet

by Wayne Louis Kadar

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Avery Color Studios in Gwinn, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shipwrecks -- Great Lakes (North America),
  • Steamboat disasters -- Great Lakes (North America),
  • Cargo ships -- Accidents -- Great Lakes (North America),
  • Great Lakes (North America) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreat Lakes collisions, wrecks, and disasters
    StatementWayne Louis Kadar.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK1250 .K33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p. :
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22500006M
    ISBN 101892384477
    ISBN 109781892384478
    LC Control Number2007943890
    OCLC/WorldCa232337182

      Photos and video of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior wrecks, diving history, information on Great Lakes environmental issues and a database of more t references to newspaper articles about life on the Great Lakes.   Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes narrates the tales of over a hundred of them. From the dramatic stories of the many ships that have foundered with all hands in the great storms that can sweep across the lakes, to the tales of vessels like the Gunilda, lost because her wealthy master refused to pay a few dollars for a pilot, this book is packed Reviews:


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68 rows  The Great Lakes, a collection of five freshwater lakes located in North America, have been. This meticulously researched book provides a fact-filled guide to shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. A former harbormaster, “Skip” Kadar became fascinated with the regional history and began researching ships that now lie on the bottom of the freshwater seas.

That led to a series of factual books, with this being the first from AAeB. LibraryThing Review User Review - unclebob - LibraryThing. Some great stories, and the author does a great job of taking you back to another time on the lakes, but the book gets pretty repetitive after awhile, and in places seems to be just a very long list of wrecks.4/5(3).

Out of an estimated maritime disasters on the Great Lakes, Lake Michigan played host to shipwrecks. (To this day, Great Lakes commerce remains a dangerous business; the lakes. Get this from a library. Great Lakes collisions, wrecks & disasters: ships to feet.

[Wayne Louis Kadar] -- "Describes accidents and disasters which ships of feet in length and larger have been involved. These are some of the largest ships to sail the Great Lakes"--Page 4 of wrecks & disasters book.

The Great Lakes Storm ofhistorically referred to as the "Big Blow," the "Freshwater Fury," or the "White Hurricane," was a blizzard with hurricane-force winds that devastated the Great Lakes Basin in the Midwestern United States and Ontario, Canada from November 7 through Novem The storm was most powerful on November 9, battering and overturning ships on four of the five.

Collisions, Wrecks and Disasters: Ships to Feet (Great Lakes Series) (Volume 1) Paperback – Novem by Wayne Louis Kadar (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Wayne Louis Kadar. This meticulously researched book wrecks & disasters book a fact-filled guide to shipwrecks on the Great Lakes.

A former harbormaster, “Skip” Kadar became fascinated with the regional history and began researching ships that now lie on the bottom of the freshwater seas. That led to a series of factual books, with this being the first from : In what became one of history's most noted maritime disasters, Andrea Doria ' s loss generated great interest in the media and led to many lawsuits.

46 United States: Dix – On 18 November the ferry sank off Alki Point, Seattle after a collision, killing more than 45 people.

45 New Zealand. This haunting collection looks back to one of the most legendary, mysterious, and controversial shipwrecks of the Great Lakes.

In the great battle between humans and nature, the outcome is often tragic and humbling. (Amazon book description) Shipwrecks of Lake Superior By James R. Marshall ISBN: 18 books based on 7 votes: Gales of November: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Robert J. Hemming, White Hurricane by David G.

Brown, Great Lakes S. SS Daniel J. Morrell was a foot ( m) Great Lakes freighter that broke up in a strong storm on Lake Huron on 29 Novembertaking with it 28 of her 29 crewmen. The freighter was used to carry bulk cargoes such as iron ore but was running with only ballast when the year-old ship sank.

Largest wooden steamship on the Great Lakes, sunk in a storm with no survivors. Its wreck was located in June Louisiana: Burned in a gale.

Lucerne: 17/18 November The commercial schooner sank with all hands due to bad weather in Lake Superior, off the coast of Long Island in Chequamegon Bay. For anyone who's hunting shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, the white whale is the 17th-century Le Griffon.

According to the Great Lakes Exploration Group, the ship was built by one of the first French explorers in the area: Rene-Robert Sieur de La Salle. They set out from Niagara on August 7,and the ship was still afloat in mid-September.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Great Lakes Collisions, Wrecks and Disasters by Wayne Louis Kadar (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. This meticulously researched book provides a fact-filled guide to shipwrecks on the Great Lakes.

A former harbormaster, “Skip” Kadar became fascinated with the regional history and began researching ships that now lie on the bottom of the freshwater seas. That led to a series of factual books, with this being the first from AAeB.

We always have to keep in mind that a Documentary, after all, can tell lies and it can tell lies because it lays claim to a form of veracity which fiction doesn't.

Some of the documentaries are. From a combination of chapters about the Buffalo and the Jupiter from the books, Freighter, Tanker, and Tugboat Disasters and Great Lakes Collisions, Wrecks, & Disasters.

New this year from Avery Studios by Skip Kadar is Great Lakes Cold Case Files: Unsolved Murders of the Great Lakes Region. Kadar’s books have been published by Avery Color. The Great Lakes are the largest fresh-water bodies in North America and are a key vessel of transportation for many ships.

Over the years, they’ve become home to quite a few shipwrecks, some of which you are still able to dive to and explore. Follow along as we roundup some of the most fascinating shipwrecks in the Great Lakes.

Great Lakes Collisions, Wrecks & Disasters: Ships to Feet by Wayne Louis Kadar avg rating — 5 ratings — published   Scott Schiller/Country The Fitz’s pound bronze bell, salvaged from the bottom of the lake and restored, is on display at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, which is run by the Great Lakes.

Great Lakes: Collisions, Wrecks and Disasters: Ships to Feet (Great Lakes Series Book 1) avg rating — 3 ratings. Want to Read saving /5(26). See all books authored by Wayne Louis Kadar, including Great Lakes Serial Killlers: True Accounts of the Great Lakes Most Gruesome Murders, and Outstanding Wooden Toy and Children's Furniture Projects, and more on Great Lakes Collisions, Wrecks & Disasters: Ships to Feet.

Wayne Louis Kadar $ - $ Great. The story of the Great Lakes is one of remarkable beauty and extraordinary violence. According to the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, the Lakes have collectively claimed some 6, ships lives.

As long as ships have been on the Lakes, ferocious storms have been swallowing those ships—and their crews—whole. Videos: Thirteen Shipwrecks: the Great Lakes Worst Maritime Disasters Seawolf Communications, Inc.

Abstract: The 13 worst maritime disasters in the Great Lakes region, with the most lives lost, including: the collision that sank the steamer, Atlantic, in Lake Erie (); the Seabird fire that claimed many lives on Lake Michigan (); the steamship Lady Elgin, sunk in a collision with Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes narrates the tales of over a hundred of them.

From the dramatic stories of the many ships that have foundered with all hands in the great storms that can sweep across the lakes, to the tales of vessels like the Gunilda, lost because her wealthy master refused to pay a few dollars for a pilot, this book is packed.

The Mary Rose was undisputedly the pride of the English navy for over 30 years. When it was first launched inthe Age of Sail was only just beginning. It was the largest ship in the English fleet and one of the most advanced in the world: It took full advantage of the recent invention of the gunport and was one of the first ships in history capable of firing a broadside.

Le Griffon. Le Griffon has been referred to as the Holy Grail of Great Lakes shipwrecks. It was built by Robert de La Salle, a French explorer and.

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STRANGE & UNUSUAL SHIPWRECKS ON THE GREAT LAKES by Wayne Lewis Kadar, The author writes about obscure and strange shipwrecks in the Great Lakes which can be caused by crew error, weather anomalies and any number of strange occurrences.

Contains historical photos, soft cover. GREAT LAKES COLLISIONS, WRECKS & DISASTERS: SHIPS TO FEET. Here the reckless captain of a foot long Great Lakes ore freighter sets a collision course with another laker and it is all caught on video.

The captain of this lakeboat nearly created a. The great lakes have seen many ships meet their end, but none so much as Lake Erie. As the shallowest of the Great Lakes, Lake Erie is prone to sudden waves and wildly shifting sandbars.

The steamer Atlantic succumbed to these conditions when, ina late night collision brought 68 of its weary immigrant passengers to watery graves. - A list of books about famous shipwrecks and disasters at sea. See more ideas about Books, Disasters, Sea pins. "Went Missing" recounts the details of Great Lakes vessels which have been lost with all hands for unknown reasons.

Lacking the sophisticated navigational and communications equipment of today, the late 's and early 's saw upwards of 3, ships hauling freight and passengers throughout the Great Lakes. Many ships departed one port but failed to arrive at their destination.

This book. Saturday’s program also will examine two other Great Lakes maritime disasters. Detroit Historical Society senior curator Joel Stone will examine the loss of three World War I minesweepers in Lake Superior, and historian Mac McAdam will discuss the storms, collisions and explosions that claimed more than 15 vessels and mariners and.

Of the estima shipwrecks in the Great Lakes region, only about of them are located in Lake Superior. Of those, about 50 wrecks are presumed to be within Minnesota waters. Most of Minnesota's shipwreck history can be found in Lake Superior.

Many wrecks have been located, but at least half lay undiscovered. Harborless, a collection of poems informed by Great Lakes shipwrecks, is part history and part reinvention.

The poems explore tragic wrecks in rivers and lakes, finding and forming artistic meaning from destruction and death. Each poem begins in a real, historical moment that Cindy Hunter Morgan transforms into an imagined truth.Capital Times, Madison, WI, “The tragic rift that was to plunge this country into a Civil War in is intimately related lo one of Wisconsin’s greatest disasters—the sinking of the Lady Elgin on Sept.

8,An account of that calamity appears in the December issue “The Thirtieth Star,” a publication of the State Historical.Eyewitness accounts tell of each shipwreck, complete with life stories of the men who survived.

Painstaking research packs the book with pictures and descriptions of the final voyages, and the author also shares his dive log notes as he visits the shipwrecks on the bottom of the Great Lakes.