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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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The White Whale for Great Lakes Shipwreck Hunters by Sarah Kramer, Bryce Gray, Lizz Giordano, and Anne Arntson

Inside the consuming obsession with finding the 300-year-old Griffon.  Read more…

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Lake Michigan holds stories and mysteries beneath her waves

… One story attributed to the mysterious triangle was of flight 2501. In 1950 the Northwest Orient flight left New York’s La Guardia bound for it’s first stop in Minneapolis. When suddenly the flight disappeared. Contact with the plane was lost after it crossed Benton Harbor, MI. The plane went down with all 58 souls […]

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