sevona was a steel hulled lake freighter that sank in lake superior off the coast of sand island in bayfield county, wisconsin, united states. the wreckage site was added to the national register of historic places in 1993. history. sevona, originally named emily p. weed, was launched in 1890. she was renamed sevona in 1897.
t. h. camp was a wooden tugboat, operated by the booth packing company of bayfield, wisconsin.on november 16, 1900, she sank in lake superior, between madeline and basswood islands. the site of the wreck was added to the national register of historic places in 2004.. history. t. h. camp was built in 1876 at cape vincent, new york.she measured 64.5 feet in length and was rated at 58 gross .
the ss ira h. owen was a great lakes freighter that sank near outer island in the apostle islands, lake superior, in the mataafa storm on 28 november 1905. she was loaded with 116,000 bushels of barley which was considered a 'light load'. the owen's sinking took the lives of 19 men. the remains of the owen have never been found, but some people claim she reappears as a ghost ship.
pretoria, an american schooner barge, was one of the largest wooden ships ever constructed. she was 103 meters 338 ft long, had a beam of 13.4 meters 44 ft , and 7 meters 23 ft in depth. she was built by james davidson in west bay city, michigan, for use on the great lakes.
d.r. owen was a schooner, leased by w. r. sutherland, for hauling lumber.she sank on september 8, 1874, and is generally considered the first shipwreck in the chequamegon bay area of lake superior.. history. during the early part of the 1870s ashland was a small settlement, surrounded by a heavily wooded wilderness.
the chequamegon point lighthouse is a lighthouse located on long island, one of the apostle islands, in lake superior in ashland county, wisconsin, near the city of bayfield.. the chequamegon point light was maintained by the keeper of the la pointe light about a mile away and its original lens came from there. a boardwalk connected them, so light keepers could ride bicycles between the lights.
basswood island is a wisconsin island in lake superior.it is one of the apostle islands and a part of the apostle islands national lakeshore.. from 1865 to 1923, the island was home to a farm run by richard mccloud and elisha brigham. it was also the site of a quarry run by the bass island brownstone company which operated from 1868 into the 1890s. the brownstone from this and other apostle .
m.w. pretorius buys the farms of elandspoort and koedoespoort and later in november of the same year the town of pretoria is founded on the two adjoining farms. 1855 pretoria founded by voortrekkers to be the capital of the new transvaal republic. 1867 cullinan diamond field discovered near pretoria. 1873 university of south africa founded.
the cape peninsula is a peninsula that juts out into the atlantic ocean at the south-western extremity of the african continent. at its tip is the cape of good hope.the peninsula forms the west side of false bay. the three main rock formations are the late-precambrian malmesbury group metamorphic rock , the peninsula granite, a huge batholith that was intruded into the malmesbury group about .
there are several historic lighthouses on lake superior on or near the apostle islands in wisconsin. six of these lighthouses, all in the apostle islands national lakeshore, were listed as a group on the national register of historic places in 1977 under the name apostle islands lighthouses.. the lighthouses are generally located at the edge of the group of islands, as beacons to guide .
reptiles are tetrapod animals in the class reptilia, comprising today's turtles, crocodilians, snakes, amphisbaenians, lizards, tuatara, and their extinct relatives. the study of
hermit island is a wisconsin island in lake superior and a part of the apostle islands.along with most of the islands in the group, it is a part of the apostle islands national lakeshore.it was named after a hermit who lived on the island from the late 1840s to 1861.
on 1 september 1905, pretoria took on cargo at a pier in superior, wisconsin. another notable ship, the lake freighter sevona , took on cargo at the same pier shortly after pretoria . both ships sank the very next day near the apostle islands when a legendary gale sent them to the bottom of lake superior .
mirny mine – diamond mine in mirny, eastern siberia; udachnaya pipe – diamond mine in yakutia, russia; south africa. the big hole – a former diamond mine in kimberley, dug to 240 m 790 ft between 1871 and 1914, making it the deepest hand-excavated pit in the world.now a museum. the jagersfontein mine – operating between 1888 and 1971. this was hand-excavated to 201 m 660 ft by 1911 .
the outer island lighthouse is a lighthouse located on the northern tip of outer island, one of the apostle islands, in lake superior in ashland county, wisconsin, near the city of bayfield.. the light was designed by united states lighthouse board eleventh district chief engineer orlando poe and constructed under the supervision of his successor, godfrey weitzel.
the r.g. stewart was a commercial packet steamer.on june 4, 1899, it caught fire and sank in lake superior, off the coast of michigan island in chequamegon bay.the site of the wreck was added to the national register of historic places in 1991.. history. the r.g. stewart was built in buffalo, new york, in 1878.it was originally used as a ferry on the niagara river.
the ss marquette was a wooden-hulled, american great lakes freighter built in 1881, that sank of lake superior, five miles east of michigan island, ashland county, wisconsin, apostle islands, united states on october 15, 1903. on the day of february 13, 2008 the remains of the marquette were listed on the national register of historic places.
the great lakes, a collection of five freshwater lakes located in north america, have been sailed upon since at least the 17th century, and thousands of ships have been sunk while traversing them.many of these ships were never found, so the exact number of shipwrecks in the lakes is unknown; the great lakes shipwreck museum approximates 6,000 ships and 30,000 lives lost, while historian and .
six of these lighthouses, all in the apostle islands national lakeshore, were listed as a group on the national register of historic places in 1977 under the name apostle islands lighthouses. the lighthouses are generally located at the edge of the group of islands, as beacons to guide shipping through and around the islands.
sand island is one of the apostle islands, in northern wisconsin, in lake superior, and is part of the apostle islands national lakeshore. it is located in the town of bayfield in bayfield county.the sand island light, hokenson fishing dock, the sevona cabin, the shaw farm and the west bay club are located on the island. there is another sand island lake chippewa in sawyer county, wisconsin.