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Fred Stonehouse's "Gone: The Greatest Shipwreck Mystery on the Great Lakes"
Inkermann and Cerisoles in Fort William, Ontario, 1918
Maritime History on Tap presents Fred Stonehouse’s “Gone: The Greatest Shipwreck Mystery on the Great Lakes” on December 6, 2022 at 7pm at the Ore Dock Brewing Company. Come early for our Christmas Ornament sale at the Museum Gift shop table.
A number of ships have “gone missing” on Lake Superior. The Bannockburn, Lambton, Henry Steinbrenner, Manistee, Sunbeam and Merchant are only some of the lost fleet still lurking deep in the Big Lake’s dark and icy depths.
But the most inexplicable loss was that of the French Navy minesweepers Inkermnan and Cerisoles, each with French 38 sailors and a Great Lakes pilot aboard. To this day their fate remains one of the inexplicable mysteries of the Great Lakes. They were part of a dozen of the tough little vessels built by Canadian Car and Foundry in Fort William, Ontario (today’sView more
$5 suggested donation at the door
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A brief Marquette Maritime Museum annual meeting will precede the program.
114 Spring Street, Marquette, MI 49855
On-street and public lot parking available.