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Three Whitefishbay Shipwrecks
- Lake Superior has claimed over
five hundred vessels in its illustrious maritime
history. Some of the most intriguing of these shipwrecks have
occurred around the Whitefish Bay area.
- Huge commercial vessels have
battled the elements on the lake for over a
century, with many falling victim to vicious storms and monstrous
waves, others, such as the three ships
examined on this video, were sunk after terrible collisions on the
- Now Southport Video takes
you to the sites of three storied shipwrecks: The
John M. Osborne, an 891-ton wooden steam barge that collided with a passenger ship, the Alberta in 1884.
Vienna, a 191-foot wooden steamer that inexplicably collided with the Nipigon in 1892.
John B. Cowle, an enormous coal freighter that was rammed by the
Isaac M. Scott in 1909. Rare photos,
illustrations expert testimonials and underwater footage not only
give you the history of these fabled ships; they actually take you on board the ships in their underwater graves.
Video Time: 60 Minutes
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