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Minnedosa

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Lake Name: Lake Huron Shipwreck Name: Minnedosa Vessel Type:  Schooner, wood, bulk freight, 4-mast Location: Harbor Beach, MI Vessel Build Info: 1890, Montreal Transportation Co., Kingston, Ont Shipwreck Specs: 245x36x15, 1081gc 1041nc Official Number: 94884 Names Other: none Sinking Detail: She was torn away from her tow steamer WESTMOUNT and foundered in a huge gale that sunk many ships. […]

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City of Detroit

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Lake Name: Lake Huron Shipwreck Name: City of Detroit Vessel Type:  Propeller, wood, passenger & package freight Location: Port Austin, MI Vessel Build Info: 1866, Lester, Marine City, MI Shipwreck Specs:  166x28x11, 652 t. Official Number: 4378 Names Other: none Sinking Detail: Bound Milwaukee for Sarnia and towing the barge GUIDING STAR, she sailed into a storm, never […]

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Sidewheeler Detroit

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Lake Name: Lake Huron Shipwreck Name: Detroit Vessel Type: Wooden sidewheel steamer Location: Port Austin, MI Vessel Build Info: 1846, Wolverton, Newport, MI* Shipwreck Specs:  157x23x10, 354 t. Official Number: none Names Other: none Sinking Detail: Collided with brig NUCLEUS in a heavy fog and sank, exact location unreported until she was located in 1994. Bound Detroit […]

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North America’s Great Lakes – X-Ray Mag #79

There are other areas of the world with well preserved shipwrecks, but the Great Lakes of North America have the monopoly on sheer mass, variety and relative ease of access.  Very few known dive-able wrecks are much more than a few hour’ boat ride from a decent restaurant, a chain hotel or a decent-sized town.  […]

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Wreck hunters say they’ve discovered 133-year-old shipwreck in Lake Michigan

MILWAUKEE — There are an estimated 2,500 shipwrecks in Lake Michigan and about 1,000 of them are still missing! Now, a local boat captain and her team say they’ve discovered a wreck missing for more than a century. They invited FOX6 along for their first dive.  Read more…

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