This is one of the unidentified tug boats that aided schooners coming in and out of Chicago Harbors in the late 1800s. She is 80' in length and sits in 45' of water. Also sitting nearby is the remnant of the TYM Barge, you can follow the line to it for a...

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This recently discovered wooden shipwreck by Captain Nicole is gorgeous! All the riggings, deadeyes, turnbuckles, anchor, windlass, wheel are all on the wreck still. This all tells us that it wasn't a scuttle, and sank for some other reason. Everyone is still working on identifying this beauty, which currently sits 55' to the sand. Stay...

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This wreck is a 29 ton tug that was built in 1889.  The tug caught on fire in 1913 while it was in the Chicago River.  Following the fire the tug was towed out into Lake Michigan and sank.  Today the Luther Loomis sits upright in 50 feet of water offering a great dive for...

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An unknown wooden steamer scuttled off the shore of Chicago.  Today the wreck is sitting upright in 45 feet of water.  This wreck offers an opportunity to see a historical wooden steamer with a large prop.

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Explore an unknown barge off the shoreline of Inland Steel just east of Hammond Marina.  Today the wreck is a sitting upright in 40 feet of water, and it is a huge wreck that is nicely intact.  This wreck offers an exciting dive platform with a ton to see, as well as swim throughs for...

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This three masted schooner was originally launched in 1870 from Manitowoc, Wisconsin as the H.C. Albrecht. She was later sold and renamed the Thomas Hume. With a length of 132 feet and a beam of 26 feet, the Thomas Hume saw over 20 years of service to the lumber industry in the area....

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Named after the wife of Canada’s Governor General, the Lady Elgin was built in Buffalo, New York in 1851. An imposing sight at 252 feet long, she saw service as one of the most elegantly appointed sidewheel passenger ships of the time. Catering to the rich and famous, the Lady served faithfully for...

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With a length of 201 feet and a beam of just over 33 feet, the Wells Burt was launched proudly by the Detroit Dry Dock Company in 1873. With her size and capacity...she had the ability to carry 50,000 bushels of corn! The Wells Burt saw duty as a bulk carrier on the...

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The Straits of Mackinac served faithfully as a car and passenger ferry for a number of years before they built a bridge of over the passage. Reminiscent of a time when motor travel was still a novelty, many a family has fond memories of riding the 204 foot long, coal fired ferry across...

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Chock full of history, the Rotarian was launched as a proud product of the Sandusky, Ohio shipbuilding industry in 1889. A strong presence at 147 feet long and a beam of 27 feet, the Rotarian saw a number of years of service as a passenger ship. In the 1920’s it was moved to...

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