Friday, August 20, 2010

90 years ago today, steamer sinks in Lake Superior

On this date in 1920, in Superior City, a lake steamer sank due to a collision in Lake Superior. The Superior City, a steel freighter collided with the steamer, Willis L. King, killing at least 28 men and one woman.

From the website, On This Day in Wisconsin (from the WHS), a favorite of Wisconsin's Water Library.