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Gunilda, Great Lakes Deep Diving Pinnacle

Early this Sept. Becky and Capt. Jitka Hanakova ventured out to northern Lake Superior to dive the Gunilda and Judge Hart shipwrecks.  Lake Superior is mysterious, cold, and dark and the shipwrecks are perfectly preserved.  Not even any mussels covering up the details.  On top of it, these two wrecks are completely intact with cabins, […]

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Diver shares what it’s like to photograph Great Lakes shipwrecks

Listen to Becky Kagan Schott as she describes her passion for diving and documenting shipwrecks in the Great Lakes from the time she first dived several shipwrecks 23 years ago in murky brown Lake Erie to coming back seven years ago into much clearer waters, due to the zebra and quagga mussels, in Lake Erie, […]

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MYSTERY SOLVED | ‘S.S. Clifton’ discovered in Lake Huron

It’s been a long search.  Trotter has spent at least 30 year searching for the S.S. Clifton but it alluded him and other shipwreck hunters.  In the 40 years of shipwreck hunting Trotter found many significant shipwrecks meanwhile and some of them divers have the privilege to dive and document.  “The Clifton was the only […]

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Researchers discover 2 century-old shipwrecks in Lake Huron

Two shipwrecks more than a century old have been found in the deep waters of Lake Huron, Maritime archaeologists announced Friday. Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary officials said they recently confirmed the identities of the wooden freighter Ohio and steel-hulled steamer Choctaw. Researchers from the Alpena, Michigan-based federal sanctuary found what they believed to be […]

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Author to discuss ecology of Great Lakes at Barrington Area Library

A reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and author is coming to the Barrington Area Library to talk the history and ecology of the Great Lakes. Dan Egan will be discussing and then signing his book, “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes,” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Barrington Area Library, […]

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