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The Grand Traverse Bay

Underwater Preserve

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President - Chris Doyal

Secretery - Stephan Karas

Treasurer - Julie Doyal

Director - Jeff Winkler

Director - Tom Morrow

Director - Corydon Golden

Grand Traverse Bay

Underwater Preserve

Council, Inc.

Sector scans provided by

Brian Abbott

Nautilus Marine Group

 

All photo/video provided by

Chris Doyal.

 

All work ©2017 and may not

be used in any way without

written permission.

Metropolis

GPS Location: N44° 58.229’ W85° 27.955’

Depth: 6-120'

Wreck Length: 126'     Beam: 28'

Gross Tonnage: 246     Cargo: Lumber & Iron

Launched: April, 1857

Wrecked: November 26, 1886

Description: The Metropolis was built in 1857 by Peck & Masters of Cleveland. On November 24, 1886 the “Metropolis” was carrying a cargo of lumber and iron from Elk Rapids to Chicago. The schooner ran aground during a snow storm at three am and the captain and crew were fortunate enough to make it to shore. She was eventually wrecked apart by the rough waves. The wreck lies in two sections ranging from 6' to 120' in depth.  

Two Masted Schooner

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Sector scan provided

by Brian Abbott

Nautilus Marine Group