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Sunken ship America

mile 143.4+ 22 miles to Isle Royale via boat
 
The America sank June 7, 1928 after leaving Washington Harbor on Isle Royale in the early morning. The vessel bumped across a reef tearing a hole in the bottom, then hit bottom in an attempt to beach the boat. The bow is in a few feet of water in the North Gap; you can view the ship if you take the ferry to Isle Royale.

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