Clipped From The Holland Evening Sentinel

jkaurala Member Photo

Clipped by jkaurala

 - their 22, on Sunday, of with f a r m machines...
their 22, on Sunday, of with f a r m machines was the equipment on lanes into a boiling mass of white was u n d e l e r - truck re- t i l about address n . The message no de- r son, hut; r m a t i o n lat- caps. The gale tore off half of the Sl.einhrenner's hatches and it filled rapidly w i t h water. At 7:30 a.m. Ihe ship's c a p t a i n SOS'ed he wa.s abandoning ship. The 420-foot vessel vessel went under at: about 8 *.m. e.s.t. Five crewmen wore rescued from a l i f e boa(, by the steamer Joseph Thompson. They were all in good condition. The Thompson also picked up three other survivors survivors from a raft. One of them, was reported injured. High seas and winds hampered rescue efforts, but Coast Guard and Air Force planes swept. dangerou5- ly low lo hunt, survivors. At. noon, the wind had subsided some. The Rock of Ages is 3 tremendous tremendous rock rising out of the lake's bottom and just on the edge of the shipping lane. A coast Guard life boat from Grand Marais. Minn., reported it- had sighled two life boats. It was not known, however, whether they were I.he same as those sighted by the Thompson. The Coast Guard drew rescue vessels from Minnesota and Michigan Michigan to aid in the search f o r . s vivors. Amphibious planes from Ihe Coast G u a r d station at Traverse Traverse City. Mich., and Selfridge Air Force Base also cruised over the shipping lane. h e service Camp Chaffee,

Clipped from
  1. The Holland Evening Sentinel,
  2. 11 May 1953, Mon,
  3. Page 1

jkaurala Member Photo

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in