It’s hidden treasure!

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!

READ MORE: Lake Michigan’s clear water clouds up as summer temperatures rise. Algae blooms and other events make it hard to see the lake’s bottom. That’s why the Coast Guard crew took photos of the five wrecked ships they saw in April. Experts say there could be about 1,500 shipwrecks in Lake Michigan waters! Most sank 80 to 100 years ago during the stormy months of October and November. Read Acts 27 to learn what being in a ship during a bad storm is like. The Apostle Paul was in that wreck.