There aren't as many boats on Lake Michigan which made the water clear enough to see this shipwreck! (U.S. Coast Guard)
This wreck was identified as the Rising Sun, a 133-ft-long steamer ship. (U.S. Coast Guard)
The James McBride sank in 1857, but you can still see its wreck in Lake Michigan. (U.S. Coast Guard)
The Coast Guard took pictures of these shipwrecks from the air, where they can see the wrecks. (U.S. Coast Guard.)
Lake Michigan is the second largest Great Lake in the United States. It touches 4 different states.
Spring comes. Lake Michigan’s ice melts. And the near-freezing water is clear as can be.
A Coast Guard helicopter flew over the lake. What did the crew see on the lake’s bottom? Shipwrecks!