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Mysterious shipwreck discovered in Lake Michigan in a storm surge

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A mysterious wreck is discovered as a result of a Lake Michigan storm surge.

KGW8 reports that the wreck, which was buried in the Muskegon coast, was unveiled during a storm last week.

The West Michigan Underwater Preserve, which partners with the State of Michigan to maintain the ships and to the shore of artefacts, was called in to investigate the wreckage. To John Hanson, from the TREE, told Fox News that his “best guess” is that it is the wreck of a ship that sank in the 1930’s.

“At the moment, our best theory is that in 1936 there was to be a barge that is dragged and dropped on the Grand Harbour, Muskego,” he said via e-mail. “It was carrying, 1915, in Bucyrus Erie Steam Crane. The ship began taking on water, the coast guard was called in. In an attempt to pull the ship faster into the safety of the arch, which is separated from the vessel, and the Steam Crane went down in Lake Michigan is still Warm, it will explode.

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WMUP the researchers found the wreckage of the crane, eight years ago, the plot of your GPS tracks, Hanson added, because it’s a clear dive, the visibility.

“It was discovered the ship was immediately at the shore for a quarter of a mile off the Faucet,” he said.

The wreck has led to speculation about the circumstances of its sinking.
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In the Great Lakes region continue to reveal shipwreck secrets. The remarkably intact wreckage of a schooner that sank in 1891 and was recently found in Lake Michigan.

Two Civil War-era schooners that collided and sank in more than 140 years ago, were recently discovered in the vicinity of Beaver Island in northern Lake Michigan.

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The wreck of a steamboat, it has also been discovered 103 years after it was hit by a huge wave and sunk in Lake Superior. Earlier this year, the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, announced the discovery of the wreck of the S. R. Kirby, of the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Experts have been called in to investigate the wreckage.
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The researchers found what seemed to be wreckage in the vicinity of Eagle Harbor, Mich., in 2018 and beyond, and then turned back to the identification of the wreck, and an underwater drone on in the year. In the same year, and experts say that it is a wreck discovered in Lake Erie in 2015, it may be the oldest to be found in the famous.

In 2018, researchers have announced the discovery of the 119-year old shipwreck, Margaret Olwill, on the bottom of Lake Erie. The wooden steam barge sank on a 1899, the nor’easter.

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In May 2008, the two explorers discovered the British warship HMS Ontario, which was lost in Lake Ontario in 1780. The HMS Ontario is the oldest shipwreck ever found in the Great Lakes and the only British warship of this period are still in existence in the world.

A storm surge proved to be the mysterious ship.
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Later that year, at the time — Jim Kennard and Dan Scoville also discovered a rare 19th-century schooner sitting upright 500 feet under the waves of Lake Ontario.

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The ship is the last to be discovered in the Great Lakes region. John Hanson Of West Michigan Underwater Preserve)

In 2016, Kennard was also a member of a team of underwater explorers who discovered the oldest confirmed shipwreck in the Great Lakes region. The Washington, an American-built, Canadian-owned boat sank in Lake Ontario during a severe storm in 1803.

Fox News’ Alex Vros, and Lucia I. Suarez, Sang, Robert Gearty, and The Associated Press contributed to this article. Follow James Rogers on Twitter @jamesjrogers

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