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Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin

The Great Lakes are rightly referred to the United State’s “fourth coast.” Here is a fascinating short video about shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay,  Wisconsin, off Lake Michigan. Historic Door County – Shipbuilding

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Nina and Pinta Replicas Visiting Hudson, Wisconsin

Replicas of two of Christopher Columbus’ ships, the Nina and Pinta, will be visiting Hudson, Wisconsin. The ships will be open to visitors at the Hudson Docks from Friday, Aug. 6, through Monday, Aug. 16. Columbus Ship Replicas Come To Wisconsin The “Nina” was … Continue reading

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Lost Wooden Steamer L.R. Doty Located After 112 Years

In October of 1898, the wooden steamship L.R. Doty disappeared in Lake Michigan in a storm with seventy mile an hour winds and thirty foot waves. Her crew of 17 and two ship’s cats were lost.   A group of … Continue reading

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11th Annual Ghost Ships Festival in Milwaukee on March 5th & 6th

11th Annual Ghost Ships Festival 2010 The Ghost Ships Festival is Wisconsin’s largest trade show devoted to Scuba Diving and Great Lakes Maritime History. Exhibits, workshops, and presentations cover just about every aspect of Great Lakes maritime history and scuba diving. … Continue reading

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