Dave Swayze's Great Lakes History
GLS Downward Bound
Great Lakes Maritime History Project
Great Lakes Shipping Database
Search the Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection, a Great Lakes Shipping Database, using keywords or browse and search by ship names, owners, builders, vessel types and date.
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Whitefish Point, Michigan is the home of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. The web site offers detailed information and virtual tours.
Great Lakes Shipwreck Project
Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
The HCGL's collections include materials related to commercial shipping, shipbuilding, navigation, maritime law, commercial fishing, shipwrecks, yachting, labor history, popular literature, freshwater ecology, recreation, and the history of Great Lakes ports.
Maritime Historical Society of Detroit
A non-profit organization founded in 1944 that provides a focal point for individuals and organizations interested in and concerned with the history of the Great Lakes and its maritime heritage.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes Historical Documents
Maritime History of the Great Lakes Ship Lists
Minnesota's Historic Shipwrecks
The State Historic Preservation Office of the Minnesota Historical Society has initiated a program of submerged cultural resource management.
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve
Thunder Bay and the surrounding waters on Lake Huron contain a nationally significant collection of over 100 shipwrecks that spans two centuries of Great Lakes shipping history, reflecting transitions in ship architecture and construction, from wooden schooners to steel-hulled steamers.
Wisconsin Great Lakes Shipwrecks Newspaper Search
Search for stories about ships, lighthouses, sailors and anything else on Lake Michigan as it appeared in the Door County Advocate(Nov 8, 1861-Dec 22, 1949) or the Manitowoc Pilot (june 14, 1959-Dec 28, 1899).
Wisconsin's Maritime Trails
The Wisconsin's Maritime Trails program is more than just a traditional "trail." Through Web sites, interpretive signage, public presentations and shipwreck moorings, the Maritime Trails initiative encourages divers, snorkelers, boaters, maritime enthusiasts, and tourists to visit and enjoy Wisconsin's diverse collection of maritime resources.