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The Wreck of the Steamer "Lakeland"

Special | 58m 17s

Tamara Thomsen, Maritime Archaeologist at the Wisconsin Historical Society, explains the events surrounding the sinking of the steamer “Lakeland” in Lake Michigan on December 3, 1924. The ship sank in 200 feet of water under mysterious and suspicious circumstances with a cargo of automobiles on board. Thomsen shares photos and videos of the wreck as it appears to divers today.

Aired: 02/01/17

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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