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Ship that sank during ´incredible storm' in 1842 discovered in Lake Michigan

By Zachary Rosenthal, AccuWeather staff writer

A shipwreck lost nearly two centuries ago off the western shores of Lake Michigan has been rediscovered by a pair of adventurous scuba divers.

The ill-fated ship, the Milwaukie, went down in the freezing cold waters of the lake near the small city of Saugatuck, Michigan, during a blustery winter night on Nov. 16, 1842, that kicked off the wickedly snowy and chilly winter of 1842, according to The Chicago Tribune.

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