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Why the ‘White Hurricane’ of November 1913 was the Great Lakes’ worst disaster in history

The year 1913 was marked by a devastating multi-day bitter cold storm on the Great Lakes known as the ‘White Hurricane’.  Many ships and sailors were lost.  Read more…

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Underwater Archaeologists May Have Discovered the Oldest Shipwreck in Lake Erie

Possibly the oldest known shipwreck, Serpent, may have been discovered in Lake Erie.  Read more!

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Under the Freshwater Seas: Divers explore the otherworldy realm of Great Lakes shipwrecks

Jitka Hanáková, captain of the Milwaukee-based charter Molly V, spends her time taking divers out on Lakes Huron, Superior, and Michigan to explore their shipwrecks, as well as to search for new wrecks. It was the Molly V that discovered the L.R. Doty in 2010, a steamship lost during a violent storm on Lake Michigan […]

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On this day (5/23) in 1956, DREDGE NO. 6 capsized and sank in Lake Michigan (Wisconsin Marine Historical Society)

On this day (5/23) in 1956, DREDGE NO. 6 capsized and sank in Lake Michigan about six and one-half miles southeast of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Because of weather conditions, it was being towed from an unprotected work site at the Oak Creek power plant to Milwaukee’s harbor. Nine of the 19 men on board died. Manitowoc […]

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Mussel machine: How did this late Pinto get to the bottom of a Michigan bay? Read more: http://autoweek.com/article/wait-theres-more/mussel-machine-check-out-pinto-mussel-car#ixzz5FoiUAIie

You never know what you will find underneath the surface… read more here.

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