City of Green Bay


History

This schooner was lost in the same 1887 storm that sank the Havana. She was carrying iron ore and stone when driven ashore by the storm. The storm broke her into pieces within a matter of hours and only 1 of the 7 crew was able to survive.

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City of Green Bay

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City of Green Bay 42.366667, -86.284500 To reach the wreckage from shore, Take business I-196 to Blue Star Highway. Go NW on 76th to the stop sign. Take 13th across the bridge and park at the dead. Cross the breakwater and walk N ~150 paces. City of Green Bay

 

Today

Over the years the ship has continued to be driven ashore and is now a good dive from the shoreline.

 

Diving

The wreckage is broken up and scattered along the water’s edge. Shifting sand covers and reveals the wreckage. Depth is less than 20 feet and visibility can be limited but this is a good wreck to snorkel.

 

Location

GPS 42deg 22.00min / 86deg 17.07min

To reach the wreckage from shore, Take business I-196 to Blue Star Highway. Go NW on 76th to the stop sign. Take 13th across the bridge and park at the dead. Cross the breakwater and walk N ~150 paces.

Decimal Degrees (WGS84)

Latitude Longitude
42.366667 -86.2845

Degrees, Minutes & Seconds

Latitude Longitude
N42 22 00 W86 17 04

GPS

Latitude Longitude
N 42 22.000 W 86 17.070

UTM

X Y
16N 558915 4690736