Fronting on four of the Great Lakes, Michigan, with 3,052 miles of coast, has more shoreline than any other state except Alaska. For that reason Michigan will be our home port, although these pages will hold information from all U.S. states and Canadian interests that have Great Lakes shorelines.
From the days of the brigantine Le Griffon to the gigantic freighters of today the history of our Great Lakes has inspired writers to fill countless volumes with detailed facts, tales of bravery, mystery and tragedies that break the heart.
These pages are dedicated to the memory of all who have ventured forth onto our inland seas thoughout history, and to the ones who still do. We hope that our efforts will benefit educators and researchers alike as we add additional information.
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