Beach in Cheboygan County

Beach in Cheboygan County

Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Bridge

Huron Shores Heritage Route


Carbide Barge


GPS Location: N44°58.576' W83°13.272'
Depth: 92 Feet
Wreck Length: 60 Feet Beam: 30 Feet


Portside of barge with debris field.
Portside of barge with debris field.

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary: Enjoy diving the wrecks of Thunder Bay, but always respect the past. State and federal laws prohibit removing or disturbing artifacts. Future generations are depending on us to leave historic shipwrecks intact. Please take only pictures and leave only bubbles.

Archeologist drawing pilot house roof.
Archeologist drawing pilot house roof.

The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary maintains seasonal moorings at many shipwreck sites. Available from May to September, the moorings make for safer diving and also protect shipwrecks from anchor damage. Sanctuary regulations require vessels to use moorings when present.

Marine Forecast

Forecast for the Alpena area


GPS Coordinates:
44.97627, -83.2212
Phone: 989.356.8805
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