Grand Marais, MI (Lake Superior) Fishing Tug ROCKAWAY Lost, July 1945


Grand Marais, Mich., July 5 (AP) -- Coast Guardsmen searched the waters off Whitefish Point in Lake Superior today for the bodies of four men lost when a commercial fishing tug foundered in a blow Tuesday.
Lost were:
FRANK VAUDREUIL, about 55, of Grand Marais, skipper of the tug Rockaway.
His son, JAMES, 34.
SCOTT CHILSON, 18, of Grand Marais.
SCOTT GREEN, of Lansing.
The group had left at noon Tuesday for the fishing grounds northeast of the harbor and was caught in a sudden blow.

Rhinelander Daily News Wisconsin 1945-07-05