SHIPPING: Routine Miracle

On the Great Lakes it was almost two weeks past the traditional closing day, and almost a month beyond the date when insurance rates skyrocket because of the unpredictable 'Lakes weather. With the temperature a bitter 4° to 21° below zero, with snow from three to eight feet deep and a 50-60 m.p.h. gale, all that happened was this:

>The fishing tug Gotham went down near Saugatuck, Mich., with five aboard.

>The Canadian grain ship Sarnian went aground near Point Isabelle, Mich, (the Coast Guard rescued its crew).

>Salzburg Transportation Co.'s Bay ton...

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