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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

(Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum/Facebook Photo)

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

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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

Sleeping Bear Dunes.(credit: nps.gov)

Shipwreck Fragment Found At Sleeping Bear Dunes

A piece of a shipwreck that experts believe is from a schooner that sank 140 years ago has washed up along Lake Michigan at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2012

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