LELAND, Mich. — A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station in Northern Michigan has shared helicopter images of shipwrecks found at the bottom of Lake Michigan.
The photos, taken during a “routine patrol” over the weekend, show the wreckage near Sleeping Bear Point along the shoreline to Leland, Michigan.
The pictured wreck includes the ‘James McBride’ – a 121-foot ship that sank in 1857.
Another photo is of the ‘Rising Sun’ – a 133-foot wooden steamer than sank in 1917.
The Coast Guard says more information on shipwrecks can be viewed online at: MichiganPreserves.org