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Malaysia Airlines crash recalls unknown fate of Northwest airliner
Journal Sentinel (3/10)
As searchers continue to look for the Malaysia Airlines flight, there's an eerily similar mystery that's much closer to home — the unsolved fate of Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501, which crashed into Lake Michigan in 1950.
Great Lakes shipwreck survivor to share story Friday
Sheboygan Press (2/26)
Dennis Hale was the lone survivor of a shipwreck that killed each of his 28 crew mates in November 1966, and he will share his survival story during an appearance at 7 p.m. Friday at the Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan, Wis.
Experts differ on whether shipwreck discovered in Lake Michigan is Griffin
Michigan Radio (2/25)
Archaeologists studying a wooden beam pulled from northern Lake Michigan this summer can't say whether it is a piece of the first European ship to sail the upper Great Lakes or a post from an old fishing net.
Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival a celebration of region's rich marine heritage
Macomb Daily (2/14)
The 33rd annual Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival, a celebration of rich heritage of marine travel on our local waterways will take place on Feb. 22 at Washtenaw Community College.
Warren diver helps find Civil War-era shipwreck
The Macomb Daily (1/19)
For more than 150 years, the Keystone State shipwreck remained hidden under a blanket of cold, dark water in Lake Huron, eluding generations of search efforts - until last summer.
Port Huron Museum selling artifacts from the SS Regina shipwreck
Daily Journal (12/11)
Artifacts from the historic 100-year old SS Regina shipwreck will be sold at the Port Huron Museum in the museum's gift shop.
Great Lakes Shipwreck File
Includes a database of documented Great Lakes shipwrecks from 1679 to the present, along with detailed information about each wreck.
Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Founded in 1978 to preserve the lore and artifacts of our Great Lakes, the shipwreck society operates the Shipwreck Museum at Whitefish Point, Michigan, featuring the bell of the ill-fated laker, the Edmund Fitzgerald.
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Shipwrecks in different regions of the U.S. are covered, with particular attention to the Great Lakes including such wrecks as Edmund Fitzgerald, Coburn, Grecian and Algoma.
Great Lakes Shipwreck Research and Diving
Online newsgroup devoted exclusively to Great Lakes shipwreck research and diving.
Major Shipwrecks of the Thunder Bay Underwater Preserve
Michigan State University Sea Grant Extension
Provides background information and pictures of Thunder Bay's major shipwrecks.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
This site is an ongoing experiment in the design of a "digital library", a collection of documents intended to be of value to those researching Great Lakes History.
Minnesota's Historic Shipwrecks
Minnesota Historical Society
Information on shipwrecks in Minnesota's Lake Superior, inland lakes and rivers and plans for their preservation.
Shipwreck Diving Charters on Lake Ontario
Includes a location map of shipwrecks found in Lake Ontario.
Shipwrecks of the Thunder Bay Region
The approximately 160 shipwrecks thought to be located in the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary constitute a microcosm of the Great Lakes commercial shipping industry spanning the last two hundred years.
Southwest Michigan Underwater Preserve
There are numerous shipwrecks in the preserve area as well as geological formations including clay banks and underwater rock piles.
Wisconsin's Great Lakes Shipwrecks
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Features historical images of the ships, photos of the wrecks from archaeological investigations, and accounts of the vessels' histories and final voyages, including the grim fate of the three-masted schooner Lucerne.
Wisconsin's Maritime Trails
Through Web sites, interpretive signage, public presentations and shipwreck moorings, the Maritime Trails initiative encourages divers, snorkelers, boaters, maritime enthusiasts, and tourists to visit and enjoy Wisconsin's diverse collection of maritime resources.
GLIN: Boating in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Scuba Diving in the Great Lakes Region