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DateShipCause of shipwreck
August 11, 2001Collision with bridge caused a fire and subsequent sinking in the Welland Canal
September 16, 1990Exploded while unloading gasoline in Bay City, MI
January 21-22, 1978Burned after adjacent Capitol #4 grain elevator caught fire in Duluth, MN
November 10, 1975Sank during a storm approximately 17 miles northwest of Whitefish Point in eastern Lake Superior
November 21, 1974Sank after being damaged in a grounding
June 5, 1972Sank after collision with the Parker Evans near the Bluewater Bridge, Port Huron, MI
November 29, 196660-year old vessel broke apart in Lake Huron storm about 20 miles north of Harbor Beach, MI
May 7, 1965Sank after collision with the Norwegian freighter Topdalsfjord near the Mackinac Bridge in dense fog
DateShipCause of shipwreck
September 5, 1964Sank after a collision with the Greek freighter Apollonia in the St. Lawrence River
November 18, 1958Sank after structural failure in a Lake Michigan storm approximately 12 miles southwest of Gull Island
May 11, 1953Sank after waves flooded through caved-in hatches during a storm on Lake Superior
August 20, 1920Sank after a collision with the Willis L. King in Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior
November 6, 1918Sank after running aground off of Isle Royale, Lake Superior in dense fog
July 24, 1915Capsized in Chicago after being overloaded with passengers, killing 835
November 9, 1913Capsized during the Great Storm of 1913 about 5 miles north of Port Huron, MI; crewmembers discovered wearing lifejackets from another ship, the Regina
November 28, 1905Slammed into Duluth, MN breakwall during a storm and sank within 1000 feet of shore

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