Journey with us and local shipwreck hunter and author Ross Richardson to Northern Lake Michigan, just off the shores of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Between the Manitou Islands and the mainland is a fleet of shipwrecked ghost-ships, just waiting to be found! Learn their stories and explore a newly found mystery schooner thought to be one of the most intact shipwrecks on the planet.
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Richardson is the author of two books, “The Search for the Westmoreland: Lake Michigan’s Treasure Shipwreck” and “Still Missing: Rethinking the D.B. Cooper Case and Other Mysterious Unsolved Disappearances.” He also speaks about Great Lakes maritime history at libraries and historical societies around the Great Lakes Region.
Richardson is a trained technical SCUBA diver and has been involved in the discovery, identification, and documentation of numerous Lake Michigan shipwrecks. He was a public safety diver for the Benzie Area Public Safety Dive Team and a Benzie Country Sheriff’s Department Special Deputy for many years.