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Lake Michigan Ship Wreck 2 Tank Dive
Lake Michigan Ship Wreck 2 Tank Dive
 
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Join us for some amazing Lake Michigan Scuba Diving! You will have to arrive at Waukegan Harbor by 6:30 a.m. and the boat will leave by 7:00 a.m. We will be back at the harbor by Noon. The dive sites are still not choosing yet and by selecting which wreck you would like to see is not a guarantee but more like a vote between everyone going on the charter. We only take 6 divers on each trip so sign up now because spots are filling up quickly!

What the Price Includes:
The $200 price includes 2 80 cubic foot aluminum tanks and weights up to 30LBS. For another $25 you can add a full rental gear setup which includes, 7mm Farmer John Wetsuit, Hood, Gloves, BCD, Regulator system with octo and SPG. Also 2 80 cubic foot aluminum tanks and weights up to 30LBS. We do not rent Mask, Fins, Booties, Snorkel.

Dive Sites:

Schooners 20 ft. (Zion) - Unidentified wooden schooners.   Good shallow dive in a sheltered location.

Sub Chaser 20 ft. (Zion) - WWI Sub Chaser scuttled near shore.  Shallow wreck just off of Illinois Beach State Park.

George Morley 20 ft. (Evanston) - 200 ft. wooden steamer that burned on December 9, 1907.  Wreck has intact hull below the gunwales.

Seabird 30 ft. (Great Lakes) - 190 ft. sidewheel steamer that caught fire and sank on April 9, 1868.  Huge paddle wheel, 26 ft. in diameter, with cast iron axle is reasonably intact.

Wells Burt 30 ft. (Evanston) - 201 ft. bulk carrier sunk in a storm on May 21, 1883.  2/3 of the wreck's deck remains in place and is easily accessible through the hatches.  Deck equipment, including capstan, windlass and chain brake are present.

Kate Kelly 40 ft. (Racine) - 126 ft. two masted, wooden schooner that sunk during a storm on May 14, 1895.  Wreck is broken in two.

Winds of the Wind 40 ft. (Chicago) - 142 ft. two masted schooner which sunk after being struck amidship by another vessel on May 12, 1866.  Intact bow, bow sprit, large wooden windlass on deck, and centerboard truck are present.

Fin Seeker 60 ft. (Waukegan) - 39 ft. fishing boat that sank in a storm 3 miles from Waukegan on May 30, 2008.

Lady Elgin 55 ft. (Fort Sheridan) - The "Titanic" of the Great Lakes.  On September 8, 1860, the 'Lady Elgin', a 252 ft wooden, sidewheel passenger steamer, with 393 passengers on board, was rammed by a lumber laden schooner.   Only 98 passengers survived this terrifying disaster.  Remains of the ship are located in 3 primary areas.

Lumberman 55 ft. - 70 ft. (Racine) - On April 7, 1893, the wooden schooner capsized and sunk.  Schooner is upright and nearly intact.  The top of the deck is at approximately 50 ft..  Great dive site for wreck dive training.

*Must be advanced certified to dive the wrecks below

Wisconsin 95 ft. - 130 ft. (Kenosha) - Sunk as the result of a northeasterly gale on October 29, 1929.  The deck of the wreck begins at 95 ft..   The bottom is at 128 ft..  The ship is sitting squarely on her keel in a near upright position.  The steel superstructure of the wreck is nearly swept away, exposing the supporting I-beams.  In her cargo hull, three vintage automobiles remain - a Hudson, an Essex and a Chevrolet touring car.

St. Mary 105 ft. (Highland Park) - 120 ft. wooden schooner.   The wreck has collapsed but it is all there.  There are two large anchors, the windlass, the ship's wheel, dead eyes, rigging blocks, and much more.  Truly a virgin wreck.

MST728B 117 ft. (Waukegan) - 200 ft. grain barge that sank in a storm just 5 miles from the port of Waukegan on August 8, 2003.

Rosinco 180 ft. (Kenosha) - Approx. 85 ft. steel hulled motor yacht owned by the Commodore of the Chicago Yacht Club.  Sank in the early morning hours after striking a submerged object in 1929.  Well preserved.  Intact wreck shrouded with fish nets.



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