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W.H. Stevens

Two-Masted Schooner


Bitts and cleats along the railing.
Bitts and cleats along the railing.

GPS Location: N44°53.773' W83°19.653'
Depth: 10 Feet
Wreck Length: 117 Feet Beam: 32 Feet
Gross Tonnage: 297 Cargo: Wheat
Built: 1855 by Peck and Masters at Cleveland, Ohio
Wrecked: November 15, 1863


Hanging knees along the inside of the hull.
Hanging knees along the inside of the hull.

Link to historical Information on this ship.


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.

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.

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GPS Coordinates:
44.89622, -83.32755
Phone: 989.356.8805
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