Clipped From The Escanaba Daily Press
MAY ABANDON SHIPS. Mnrquette, Mich , I>ec. >- i/pi— The lake steamer which went .«ground on Shot Point, ten miles from here, at 5:30 Thursday morning In the severe storm which swept Ijike Superior, is the E. W Oglebay. owned by the (¡eneral Transit company of Cleveland. O. When the Marquette coast guards returned from the ahlp Friday night ('apt. T. E I>egan, commanding the crew, said he believed the Oglebav would be abandoned for the winter. The vessel is hard aground on the rocky point. There is a large hole in her bottom and her hold Is flooded. There Is no danger of her breaking up. however, and her crew of 25 men will tie taken off Saturday morning by the coast guards and brought to? Marquette by tho flsh tug Columbia. The Oglebay, captained by J. G. Hays, ran into the storm which raged on lAke Superior Wednesday and Thursday. She went through the Soo locks Wednesday morning at P:30 and was up-bound light, for Fort William, Ont , to lake on a cargo of gmln.