The Great Lakes People
Your Great Lakes Super
Ghost Ships of the
Video Time: 60 Minutes
Lake Superior, the largest of the Great
Lakes, has claimed over five hundred vessels in its maritime history.
Some of the most intriguing of these shipwrecks are the ones that
occurred around the Isle Royale, the largest freshwater island in the
- Stories of the ship's fierce battles with the
elements have been passed along for nearly a century. In recent
years, divers have found the Isle Royale shipwrecks to be
- Now, Southport Video takes you to the sites of
three of the Isle Royale's best-known shipwrecks. Rare
photographs, illustrations, and stunning underwater photography
not only give you the history of these fabled ships; they
actually take you on board the ships in their underwater graves.
- As witness to history, you will hear the
- The Chester A. Congdon, a 532-foot steamer was
the largest and most expensive loss on the Great Lakes at the
time of her sinking in 1918.
The Kamloops, a three-year-old package
freighter that mysteriously disappeared in a storm and remained
undiscovered for nearly 50 years.
The Emperor, an enormous bulk carrier that
split in two and sank in 1947.
- Southport Video explores the mysteries of these
sunken vessels in this, its fourth installment on Great Lakes
ghost ships. Essential viewing for enthusiasts of all ages.
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