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Amboy, 1905 #

  • Schooner

Originally named the Helena, the Amboy was a single-decked, wooden-hulled, full-rigged three-masted schooner constructed especially for Minnesota’s iron ore trade. While being towed by the steamer GEORGE SPENCER, both ships fell victim to the notorious Mataafa Storm of Taconite Harbor on November 28, 1905 while en route to Duluth.

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