Great Storm of 1872

Posted on November 24th, 2022

“The Great Storm of 1872” is now streaming. Please take some time to watch this special mini documentary!

November 27th, 1872 a deadly storm overtook 4 vessels on Lake Superior, dozens died. Join the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society today, 150 years to the day of this tragic event, for a special look back at the wrecks of the Jupiter and Saturn… and the 15 people who died just doing their job that day.


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