October 15, 1880: The S.S. Alpena disappeared in a storm on Lake Michigan now known as the Alpena Storm.
The lore surrounding life at sea and shipwrecks is fascinating. This map series, Graveyard of the Great Lakes: major wrecks since 1600 A.D., gives a visual representation of the numerous shipwrecks on the Great Lakes and insight into some of the more unique and infamous wrecks. The ship featured has a ghost story surrounding its disappearance.
Map: Cook, L.C. Lake Michigan, graveyard of the Great Lakes : major wrecks since 1600 A.D. 1998. Marie, Michigan: Cook & Cook Ltd., c1998.
Post by Kassie M.
well…long ago that i´m not here