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4 Unforgettable Shipwrecks in Lake Michigan

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  Lady Elgin   Lady Elgin remains as the worst open water disaster in the history of the Great Lakes. The accident happened on September 8, 1860, claimed the lives of more than 300 people.  A smaller vessel named Augusta, a 129-foot schooner rammed the 252-foot wooden steamship, Lady Elgin at a speed of 11…

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