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Great Lakes Shipwrecks Map

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Steamer Samuel Mather

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Lake Name: Lake Superior Shipwreck Name: Samuel Mather Vessel Type: Wooden Steamer Location: Whitefish Bay, MI Vessel Build Info: 1887, Cleveland Shipwreck Specs: 246x40x19, 1576g 1287n Official Number: 116142 Names Other: none Sinking Detail Loaded with wheat from the port of Duluth, the Samuel Mather encountered a thick fog just after rounding Whitefish Point shortly […]

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Freighter John Mitchell

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Lake Name: Lake Superior Shipwreck Name: John Mitchell Vessel Type: Steel Bulk Freighter Location: Whitefish Bay, MI Vessel Build Info: 1907, Great Lakes Engineering, St. Clair, MI hull #25 Shipwreck Specs: 420x52x23 4468g 3246n Official Number: 203943 Names Other: none Sinking Detail Rammed broadside by coal-laden steel steamer WILLIAM HENRY MACK. MACK tried to keep […]

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Schooner Walter B. Allen

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Lake Name: Lake Michigan Shipwreck Name: Walter B. Allen Vessel Type: Schooner, Two-Masted Location: Port Washington, WI Vessel Build Info: 1866, H.C. Pierson or Pearson, Ogdensburg, NY Shipwreck Specs: 137 ft., 296 t. Official Number: Names Other: Also seen as W. B. ALLEN Sinking Detail Being towed to Manitowoc for repairs when struck by a […]

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Steamer St. Albans

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Lake Name: Lake Michigan Shipwreck Name: St. Albans Additional Shipwreck Pictures Vessel Type: Wooden Steamer Location: Milwaukee, WI Vessel Build Info: 1868, Ira Lafrinier, Cleveland Shipwreck Specs: 135x26x11, 435 t. Official Number: 23514 Names Other: none Sinking Detail A wooden steamer built in 1868 used to haul passengers and freight throughout the lower Great Lakes. […]

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