GLSS Fundraising Auction

The Great Lakes Steamship Society's online silent auction is now getting underway. The auction will be ongoing throughout the summer, so watch this space for new items being posted. If you have goods or services that you wish to donate, please contact us.

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Auctions currently in progress:

Steamer A. D. Macbeth 8x10 photograph by Capt Bill Taylor
Edmund Fitzgerald 8x10 photograph by Howard Weis
Oglebay Norton Marine Services ball cap
Oglebay Norton SS Buckeye ball cap
1950s Flagship John G. Munson 2 page pamphlet
1960 Interlake Steamship Co. Zippo lighter
1994-1995 George A. Sloan pilot house log book
8x10 B&W print of Irvin L. Clymer
American Steamship Company coveralls
Bethlehem Steel Coveralls
Edmund Fitzgerald 25th Anniversary hat
Edmund Fitzgerald blueprint midship section
Great Lakes Captain hat
Great Lakes Towing Company ballcap
Michigan Limestone ball cap
SS Badger in C&O colors John Belliveau digital print


Other donated items that will be listed soon include:

  • Profile prints of Great Lakes vessels by The Digital Shipyard, inlcuding: Edmund Fitzgerald, Leon Fraser, Badger (in C&O colors) and Saginaw courtesy of John Belliveau
  • Fine art prints of the paintings "William Clay Ford" and "Freshwater Whales" by Robert McGreevy
  • Fine art print of the pencil drawing "Tugboat Cornell with Carfloat" by Richard Jenkins, signed by the artist and by Capt. Perricone of the Cornell.
  • 3 American Shipbuilding Company shipyard boiler work ledgers ca. 1930s-1940s.
  • Life ring from USCGC Arundel
  • Life ring from the J.W. Westcott II
  • Brass general alarm bell from the George F. Baker
  • 3 log books from the George A. Sloan
  • U.S. Steel houseflag from the Enders M. Voorhees
  • Life jacket from the Lewis G. Harriman
  • Survival suit from the Ernest R. Breech

This list will be updated as new items are donated, so check back often for updates!