Category Archives: Shipwreck Discoveries

Survey of A.A. Parker reveals a fascinating Shipwreck

“On the second dive, I was exploring around the stern and I looked up, right there, was the name A.A. Parker, all nicely painted. At that moment you know for sure what wreck you’re on.” Said Techincal Diver Erik Foreman. The Great Lakes Historical Shipwreck Society discovered the location the A.A.Parker in 2001 with their […]

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Visiting the steamship A.A. Parker – MI 9&10 News

Shipwreck Explorers team of divers examines, surveys, and documents the shipwreck A.A. Parker in Lake Superior just north of Grand Marais, MI.  This missing steamship was discovered by the team of explorers from the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum earlier.  See the TV show…

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Divers search for shipwrecks in Lake Michigan

There are about 2,500 shipwrecks beneath the waves of Lake Michigan, and about 1,000 of them are still missing. The great lakes of the 1900s were the freeway system of that era. Now only a handful of groups are committed to discovering those wrecks, and solving the mysteries of what caused them to disappear.  Read […]

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National Geographic Explorer – Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes

The discovery of a human skull in the depths of Lake Superior begins a story that will take historian and author Brendon Baillod across two Great Lakes and a century of history. It takes him and a team of elite technical divers more than 20 miles off Milwaukee where they discover the wreck of one […]

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In search of a Great Lakes ghost ship Article by Great Lakes Echo

Nearly twenty miles off Milwaukee, a team of divers descends 300 feet into the darkness. The faint outline of a giant ship resting on its side rises out of the dark like a ghost —the L.R. Doty is  frozen in time underneath the gentle waves.  Read more…

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