You are looking at the Medusa Challenger Ship Photo. In the 1970s, the largest ship on the great lakes was the Medusa Challenger, a vessel more than five hundred feet long that was used to transport cement. The Medusa Challenger has carried its cargo of cement since 1967 around the Great Lakes. This ancient ship was known as a “jinx” ship – during the 1960s and 70s. There have been at least 20 reported instances when drawbridges failed when the Medusa went by. Stories also go around that its low-lying hull occasionally churned up a body or two. The “curse” ended when it started entering from the south side instead of going through the loop.
In the photo, you will see the words Medusa Challenger on the bow of the ship and Medusa Cement on the starboard side. Also, on the back of the photo, there is a paper that tells a little bit of the history on the ship and shows it was taken in May of 1969.
This would be a great nautical piece to add to your wall and to your collection!
This is being sold as-is.
Frame: 13.5″ x 16.5″
Picture: 8″ x 10″
Weight: 2.3 lbs.
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