H. C. Akley


History

Built at Grand Haven in 1858, this 230 foot long steamer was once considered one of the largest and most sturdy ships of it’s time. She succumbed to the Lake in November of 1883.

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H. C. Akley

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H. C. Akley 42.658750, -86.528333 H. C. Akley Page

Today

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Diving

This wreck is outside the SWMUP preserve and definitely a “Technical” dive at ~260 feet.

 

Location

GPS  42deg 39.525min / 86deg 31.700min

Decimal Degrees (WGS84)

Latitude Longitude
42.65875 -86.528333

Degrees, Minutes & Seconds

Latitude Longitude
N42 39 31 W86 31 42

GPS

Latitude Longitude
N 42 39.525 W 86 31.700

UTM

X Y
16N 538657 4723029