Monday, September 14, 2015

Nautical History: September 14, 1915: The Onoko Sinks in Lake Superior

September 14, 1915: The Onoko Sinks in Lake Superior - Zenith City Online
On this day on Lake Superior in 1915 the freighter Onoko, a thirty-three year veteran of the great lakes, sank nine miles off Knife Island, about sixteen miles from Duluth. At roughly 10:30 a.m. the ship’s engineer noticed a leak below the engines. The water quickly drowned the engine fires and the captain recognized the […]

4 comments:

  1. Interesting history and references.
    I just realized the Pier B Cam has a nice long view of the area
    outside the Superior entry. I just watched the Niagra and Burns Harbor arrive and leave. They were far away and hazy but still fun to watch.

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  2. American Century nearing Duluth Canal

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  3. Did something happen to the Paul R. Tregurtha that it stopped in Sault Ste Marie? It was heading back last night where it came from then changed course again. Maybe medical or mechanical issues?

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