Thunder Bay sunken ships: “Shipwreck Alley” now protected sanctuary (VIDEO).

Hundreds of Sunken Ships Now Protected in Underwater Graveyard (Video)  

Hundreds of Sunken Ships Now Protected in Underwater Graveyard (Video)  

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Sept. 11 2014 4:27 PM

A Sanctuary for Sunken Ships

Thunder Bay’s eerie underwater ship graveyard will be federally protected.

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Craggy coastlines and foggy conditions often conspired to make Thunder Bay deadly for commercial voyages when it was an important shipping channel. The site, in Lake Huron, is now an expanded protected sanctuary.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.