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Scuba team and divers give ice safety demo
Erie TV News (1/26)
Erie County Sheriff's Department Scuba Team and the Erie Skin Divers Club gave a rescue demonstration on the ice Sunday morning demonstrating how to crawl through a hole in the ice if you were to happen to fall into the water.

Explorers find history beneath the waves
The Times Herald (5/10)
A group of scuba divers from Lakeport, Mich., are going public with one of their latest discoveries. The Charles H. Walker, a 136-foot, two-masted schooner, lies in about 35 feet of water in Lake Huron east of Lakeport State Park.

Searching for the Avro Arrow: London diver on cusp of supersonic discovery
London Community News (1/31)
A diving instructor from London, Ont., believes she is “this close” to finding at least one long-lost test model of the legendary Avro Arrow.

Jim Schaefer: A few minutes with a Great Lakes deep-sea detective
Detroit Free Press (1/6)
David Trotter swims into the deep -- 200 feet down to where the light dims and the water presses. He was once called the most prolific shipwreck hunter in the Great Lakes by the New York Times.

A Dive into the harbour’s history
The Queen's Journal (10/30)
Approximately 50 shipwrecks in the Kingston, ON, area are diving sites. When the schooner barge Aloha had its winch stolen, the group 'Preserve Our Wrecks' was created to protect and promote awareness regarding Kingston’s marine history.

West Michigan Underwater Preserve becomes official
The Morning Sun (9/23)
A number of Lake Michigan shipwrecks are now being officially protected and promoted as Michigan’s 13th underwater preserve.

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General Resources
All Seasons Diving Co.
Come Dive the Clear Blue Waters of Lake Huron for the Finest Shipwreck Diving in Michigan.

Diving Michigan's Underwater
RING! Online
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.

Michigan Underwater
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.

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Related Resources
GLIN: Boating in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Shipwrecks in the Great Lakes Region

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