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The shipwreck Bay State has been discovered by our colleagues in Lake Ontario – Jim Kennard, Roger Pawlowski, and Roland ‘Chip’ Stevens. The Bay State, we believe, is the oldest steam driven propeller ship discovered in Lake Ontario to date. … Continue reading
On Monday, September 24, 2012, the Great Lakes Historical Society and the City of Toledo held a Groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo, Ohio. It was a lovely morning and … Continue reading
Congratulations to Larry Graff from Wisconsin, the winner of our most recent Members Only Raffle. Larry will have the opportunity to take a trip aboard a Great Lakes Fleet Vessel in the 2012 season. Larry is a new member of … Continue reading
The rechristening of the S.S. Bolyer to the S. S. Schoonmaker was featured in a Toledo Blade article with an excellent photo gallery of the festivities. Be sure to check it out. S.S. Boyer’s name change to Schoonmaker a part … Continue reading