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Search continues for a ship that sank in the Great Lakes centuries ago
WILX-TV - Lansing, MI (4/26)
A suspected piece of the Great Lakes shipwreck mystery, Le Griffon, was examined in hopes of finding out whether or not it is a part of the lost ship.
Dive park improvements on tap
The Brockville Recorder (4/19)
In Ontario, a new set of stairs for divers at Centeen Park and an underwater camera are among the plans a local group has for Brockville’s underwater park.
Shipwrecks must be better protected: archaeologist
Radio Canada International (4/13)
A leading marine archaeologist says Canada needs a national strategy to protect underwater wrecks, reports Canadian Press. Rob Rondeau told Canadian Press shipwrecks are “kind of the poor cousin to on-land archaeological sites.”
COMMENTARY: The Regina — a mystery solved
The Regina rests upside down in 75 feet of water in Lake Huron, and despite the cold water temperatures, the wreck is a popular site for divers, including a few from Battle Creek, Mich.
Watch 'Graveyard of the Great Lakes' tonight on TV
Detroit Free Press (3/15)
Head to the depths of Lake Huron by watching the Free Press-produced documentary "Graveyard of the Great Lakes: A Shipwreck Hunter's Quest to Discover the Past."
Unlocking the mysteries of the Great Lakes: For more than 40 years, Elmer Engman has taught and supported scuba diving
The Bemidji Pioneer (3/8)
It was a TV movie about scuba divers raising a sunken submarine that inspired Minnesotan Elmer Engman to try scuba diving in the big lake in his backyard.
All Seasons Diving Co.
Come Dive the Clear Blue Waters of Lake Huron for the Finest Shipwreck Diving in Michigan.
Diving Michigan's Underwater
Michigan's nine underwater preserves include nearly 1,900 square miles of Great Lakes bottomland; this site provides a description of each of the preserves.
Detroit Download Central
Articles on diving in Michigan.
Shipwreck Diving Charters on Lake Ontario
Includes a location map of shipwrecks found in Lake Ontario.
Shipwrecks and scuba diving in Lake Superior
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Information on diving in Lake Superior.
Southwest Michigan Underwater Preserve
There are numerous shipwrecks in the preserve area as well as geological formations including clay banks and underwater rock piles.
Wisconsin's Maritime Trails
Through Web sites, interpretive signage, public presentations and shipwreck moorings, the Maritime Trails initiative encourages divers, snorkelers, boaters, maritime enthusiasts, and tourists to visit and enjoy Wisconsin's diverse collection of maritime resources.
GLIN: Boating in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Shipwrecks in the Great Lakes Region