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Christmas Tree Ship

A plaque dedicated to Captain Herman Schueneman. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Plaque Honors ‘Captain Santa’ Who Sailed On Christmas Tree Ship

Members of a Chicago church dedicated a plaque today in honor of Herman Schueneman captain of “The Christmas Tree Ship,” which, long ago, brought trees to Chicago and gave many to the poor, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

05/04/2013