Alpena- A local shipwreck in Lake Huron is grabbing international headlines. The shipwreck Norman in the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary was ranked one of the top sites to dive in the United States and Canada. For local divers and members of NOAA, it’s no surprise that this site was ranked.
“the audience that they’re reaching, those divers from all around the world, they are looking for great sites to go to and to dive and we definitely have a world-class diving destination here and that’s neat to see that confirmed in our national media,”said Diver and NOAA Volunteer Coordinator Steph Gandulla.
The dive is approximately 200 ft. dive down, making it one of the most difficult in Lake Huron. The shipwreck is well preserved and offers divers a chance to explore and enjoy this piece of history. In 2016, the Norman was placed in the national register of historic places.
The Norman shipwreck site is featured a long with sites in the Florida Keys, California, and even up in British Columbia. The article was featured on MSN on their lifestyle page. To catch the full list, click the link here.