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Icebound! : the adventures of young George Sheldon and the SS Michigan

Author: Valerie van Heest
Publisher: Holland, MI : In-Depth Editions, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Icebound! is based on a true story that was developed from newspapers accounts about the struggles of the captain and crew of SS Michigan while they were strapped in the ice off western Michigan for 43 days in 1885. George Sheldon was the porter aboard the ship and the story of his heroic deeds was told by reporters"--Page 44.
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Named Person: H George Sheldon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie van Heest
ISBN: 9780980175011 0980175011
OCLC Number: 227805791
Description: 46 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 22 cm
Contents: Lost on the Lady Elgin --
Sweeping across the waters --
Staunch was the noble steamer --
Borne on the evening gale --
Cometh a voice of mourning --
Numbered in that three hundred --
A sad and solemn wail --
Echoing along the shore --
So sad a knell.
Responsibility: Valerie Van Heest.

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"Icebound! is based on a true story that was developed from newspapers accounts about the struggles of the captain and crew of SS Michigan while they were strapped in the ice off western Michigan for 43 days in 1885. George Sheldon was the porter aboard the ship and the story of his heroic deeds was told by reporters"--Page 44.

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