Tag Archives: Shipwreck Diving

Deep Blue Article by Marcela Jones

When Jitka Hanakova, 38, looks out at Lake Michigan, she doesn’t see sunrises and sailboats. Instead, she imagines what lies beneath the water’s surface. An estimated 170 shipwrecks rest within 5 square nautical miles of Milwaukee’s shore – meaning customers of her dive charter business, Shipwreck Explorers, needn’t go far to experience the eeriness and […]

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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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Diving the wreck of the SS Vienna article by Shipwreck Explorers LLC

A “Glad you made it!” sign greeted us in Paradise, Michigan as we entered this charming rural town located in the eastern part of Lake Superior. Near Sault Ste Marie, it is truly a paradise for shipwreck diving with intact freighters, steam ships and schooners lying at both recreational and technical diving depths.  Read more…

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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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