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Tag Archives: Shipwrecks
An 80-mile long stretch of Lake Michigan is on its way to becoming the second Great Lakes National Marine Sanctuary. A story on MLive today reports the site contains 30 known shipwrecks including the “Rouse Simmons, a three-masted schooner known … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson WHITEHALL, MI – In the calm waters of Lake Michigan, north of White Lake, John Hanson emerged from the depths, his form taking shape in the bubbles that preceded him. Hanson broke the surface and reached for … Continue reading
A group of shipwreck hunters from Dayton Ohio continue to search Lake Michigan for the Griffon, purported to be the oldest shipwreck in the Great Lakes dating back to 1679. The French vessel was thought by some to be in … Continue reading
Shipwrecks & Technology: Public invited to day long event highlighting GL wrecks and remote exploration
By Howard Meyerson MUSKEGON, MI — Now and then we hear of a boat in trouble on the Great Lakes — a collision, a fire, someone who ended up on a rocky breakwall. It’s rare, though, that we hear about … Continue reading
Looking for something to do this summer? Consider Lake Michigan and a trip to South Manitou Island, either by ferry or paddle power. The 8-mile open-water crossing can be difficult. Only skilled paddlers should attempt it. Once you are there … Continue reading