Ship Wreck 19th Century

Ogden Dunes Ship Wreck: 1936 Article in the Vidette-Messenger

  Report on the Ogden Dunes Ship Wreck (1936)   Following the write-up of an Indian trading post near Ogden Dunes, the article went on: “Perhaps boats stopped here for trading purposes also.  One boat stopped, it is certain, for now, if the beach is just right and if the waves have been in an accommodating mood during the preceding winter, the top outline of the hull of an old boat can be seen.  This is not always visible; Nature has to be on your side if you are fortunate enough to be one of [...]

Ogden Dunes Ship Wreck: 1936 Article in the Vidette-Messenger2018-08-26T12:38:57+00:00

19th Century: The Alpha Shipwreck on Ogden Dunes Beach

The odyssey of the "Alpha Wreck" shipwreck, as it was described in 2007, near the east end of the shoreline in Ogden Dunes beach has periodically been the subject of articles, especially when the lake level is lower than normal.  In 2007 the shipwreck was very visible and was investigated by a team, described as the Briggs team, and lead by Roger J. Barski.  He and his team made the following presentation at the Historical Society. Please note: It is extremely important that the Alpha Wreck not be disturbed in its resting place. Please do not [...]

19th Century: The Alpha Shipwreck on Ogden Dunes Beach2018-08-18T11:30:52+00:00