Category Archives: Shipwreck Explorers

Two-Masted Schooner Northerner

The Northerner is a small two-masted schooner 81ft long that’s sunk near Port Washington, WI in 130ft of water.  She was launched on March 12th, 1850 from the John Oades […]

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Researchers mapping more of Lake Huron in northern Michigan

Alpena – Government researchers are using sonar to map the bottom of portions of Lake Huron.  Read more…

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664-foot freighter is last one through as Michigan’s Soo Locks close for winter

By Tanda Gmiter | tgmiter@mlive.com SAULT STE. MARIE, MI – In the final days of the winter shipping season on the Upper Great Lakes, there’s always a little bit of […]

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Carl D. Bradley split in two, sank 60 years ago, causing heartache for Michigan town

Carl D. Bradley is a big freighter that sunk in northern lake Michigan 60 years ago and sits 360 to 380ft deep.  This was an effort to push the slightly […]

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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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