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This month of The Catch features a look at shoreline shipwrecks in Michigan.
Author and editorial director of MichiganTrailMaps.com Jim DuFresne published a “Landlubbers Guide to Shoreline Shipwrecks,” and takes Great Lakes Now on a virtual tour of some of his favorites which include wrecks on the shores of Sleeping Bear Dunes and Isle Royale National Park.
Watch: Michigan’s shoreline has prime viewing of Great Lakes shipwrecks.
He also discusses the popular viewing experience at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum where the SS Edmund Fitzgerald sunk off the coast of Lake Superior.
“That one fascinates everybody and they have quite a few pieces up from that boat,” DuFresne said. “It’s very well done.”
Photo credit: Jim DuFresne/Michigan Trailmaps.com
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