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Lake Michigan is clear enough to spot shipwrecks from the air

The time between when Lake Michigan's ice melts and the algae blooms in the summer makes the water clear enough to spot shipwrecks from the air. For NPR.org, Bill Chappell reports that spotting wrecks from the air is "fairly common," according to one of the pilots on the patrol, Lieutenant commander

Large piece of 140-year-old shipwreck washes ashore

A substantial piece of the Jennie and Annie, a schooner which sank 140 years ago, has washed ashore on a Lake Michigan beach. Sleeping Bear Dunes historians believe the schooner fragment, estimated to be about 40-feet long and peppered with twisted metals spikes, is part of the ship’s bilge keelsons, which

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