Clipped From The Ludington Daily News
At least five Coast Guard ships and one airplane also searched the area. Rescue ships were sent from Grand Marais, Minn., Hancock, Mich., Two Harbors, Minn., Ashlaifd, Wis., Portage Island. Island. The 52-year-old Steinbrenner, is a 427-foot-long ore carrier. Capt. Albert Stinglin of Vermilion, 0., is the ship's master. The vessel is owned by the Minsman Transit Company of Cleveland and operated operated by the Henry G. Steinbrenner Company in the same city. Since 1892 approximately 128,121 tons of shipping has been lost on Lake Superior, according to figures of the Lake Carriers Association. Association. The total includes 46 vessels of United States and Canadian registry. registry. On June 4, 1947, the Emperor: of the Canada Steamship Lines went down off Isle Royale with a loss of 12 lives, the most recent Lake Superior mishap.