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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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Remembering the Daniel J. Morrell, a 1966 Great Lakes shipwreck lost to the gales of November

http://www.mlive.com/expo/erry-2018/04/6584b3a8243241/daniel_j_morrell.html

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Shipwreck found in Lake Erie could be nearly 200 years old

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Shipwreck hunters are planning to excavate around a Lake Erie wreck this summer that they think could be the remains of a schooner that went down nearly two centuries ago. Its size, design and location point toward it being a sailing ship called the Lake Serpent, which sunk in 1829, the […]

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WBKB Learns Interesting Facts of the Monohansett

Interview with Stephanie Gandulla as she describes the shipwreck Monohansett out of Alpena, MI.  It’s a shallow wreck at snorkeling depth but the water can be crystal clear since it’s out of the bay by the Thunderbay island.  Interesting story about the helmsman getting thrown into the lake by a wave during a storm and […]

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