Ship Lost for 150 Years Found in Lake Huron

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Shipwreck hunter finds Keystone State in Lake Huron

USAToday - 12/09/13, Ann Zaniewski , Detroit Free Press

The Civil War-era ship's final resting place
was a mystery for 150 years.

And then it was gone, swallowed up by Lake Huron that day in 1861, claiming the lives of all 33 on board.

But Monday, veteran shipwreck hunter David Trotter, 72, of Canton plans to announce he and his crew found the side-wheel steamer in July at the bottom of Lake Huron — the latest in the nearly 100 vessels Trotter has discovered in more than 35 years of Great Lakes shipwreck hunting.

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