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Capt. Jitka Hanakova Key Note Speaker by Article Bayview Compass

Capt. Jitka Hanakova of Bay View, leader of the team who discovered the L.R. Doty, one of the largest wooden steamers that vanished in lake Michigan more than 100 years ago, will be the keynote speaker at the Ghost Ships Festival on Friday, March 25 at 8pm in the Grand Ballroom of the Wyndham Milwaukee […]

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L.R. Doty Rendering by Cal Cothrade

Rendering of famous discovery of the steamer L.R. Doty by Cal Kothrade available for purchase.  Read more…

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L.R. Doty Discovered Article by Midwest Dive News

Century-Old Mystery Solved – Wreck of the L.R. Doty Discovered in Lake Michigan.  Read more…      

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Ship discovered almost 112 years after disappearing in Lake Michigan Article by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

For almost 112 years, the steamship rested in ghostly silence at the bottom of Lake Michigan, unknown and unseen until a group of divers kicked their way down to the deck and solved a perplexing maritime mystery.  Read more…

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Steamer L.R. Doty Located in 300 ft of Water off Milwaukee Article by Brendon Baillod

A group of Wisconsin marine historians and divers have announced the discovery of the missing steamship L.R. Doty, which vanished in a violent Lake Michigan storm 112 years ago, on October 25, 1898. The Doty was the largest wooden ship still missing on Lake Michigan, with an overall length of 300 ft.  Read more…

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