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Dive Team Discovers 116-Year-Old Shipwreck In Lake Michigan

Officials say it’s one of the best-preserved wrecks in the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2015

27th July 1956:  The Andrea Doria, part of Italy's transatlantic liner fleet, now lies a battered wreck about 300 miles east of New York after colliding with the Swedish liner Stockholm. About 1,700 passengers were rescued.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Scenes For Film About Andrea Doria Shipwreck To Be Shot In Ferndale This Weekend

Scenes will be shot for a short film commemorating next year’s 60th anniversary of the Andrea Doria sinking.


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Marine Sanctuary Researchers Gain Access To More Shipwrecks In Michigan [VIDEO]

Once known as “Shipwreck Alley,” Thunder Bay is accessible to divers, swimmers, boaters and paddle-boarders who can view some of the wrecks in shallow, clear water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2015

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Dive Planned To Determine If Shipwreck Is Legendary Griffin

Two men found a vessel hull on the lake bottom in 2011 while searching for gold bullion that some believe was lost in the lake during the Civil War.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2015

A view of Lake Superior off Michigan's Upper Peninsula. (credit: Marisa Fusinski/WWJ)

19th Century Sunken Ship Found ‘Amazingly Intact’ In Lake Superior

A schooner that sank in 1899, killing nine people including the captain’s wife and infant child, has been discovered in Lake Superior.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2014

Circa 1650, A sailing ship of 1600's, carrying all her sails. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Explorer Says Griffin Shipwreck May Be Found

An explorer who has spent decades seeking a 17th century shipwreck in Lake Michigan says his team has located a debris field that may be the long-lost Griffin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2014

Northern Lake Huron shore.  (stock photo)

Shipwreck Hunter Reports Find Of Ship Lost In 1861

A Great Lakes shipwreck hunter says he and his crew have found the wreck of a wooden steamer that sank in 1861 in Lake Huron.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

Woodcut of French explorer Rene Robert Cavelier de la Salle's Griffin, lost on the great lakes 1679. (Credit: Father Louis Hennipin/Wikimedia Commons)

Wooden Beam Could Be Detached Part Of Shipwreck

A wooden beam that has long been the focus of the search for a 17th century shipwreck in northern Lake Michigan may have come from the elusive Griffin or some other ship, archaeologists said Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

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Plans Would Expand Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Plans are in the works to expand the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2012


Michigan Shipwreck Group Says It Found Historic Schooner

A shipwreck-exploring group has discovered what it believes is a 19th century vessel off the coast of Grand Haven.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2012