5 aug 1914 Geo H VV steamer
Indicu- guur-finiee w OWNERS OF AGNEW LIBEL VAN VLECK In Suit at Duiuth, Ask $15,000 for Towing Burning Ship to Port. Special :n Th yrw Trs. Duhiih. Minn.. August 4 .The Uuffalo Steamship comapny. owner of the Rteamer William C. Agnew, today died a libel for JJlii.oOO salvage ayatnM the steamer George U. Van Vleck and her cargo ot lumb-'r in the United States admiralty court tiere. The Van Vlock taught tire off Devil's island. liko Supeib.r, -situday and wag towed to Diiluth Monday by the Agnew. H. I:. Spencer and 1C W. Spencer, proctors lor the Buffalo comapny. declare the Van V leek's cargo was l.tHHMiou reel of lumber valued at Me,li" and that the boat is worth JlS.uue. They ask th court to condemn Hie bout and have her sold to pay salvage cnarges. The Corn I'ianter Lubricating: ft Oil company, Duluth, owner of tin an i-.'ck, nas ananuotteu tlie to the underwriters. Sh was u red for 5".0ili. Tht tire stil burning in lite forward hold whih was no t sit fjiucrged. VKSSKt, MOVF.MKST8. I.ul( llurua.