Rochester Hills Museum: Taking ‘New York’ by storm

In October 1910, the steamship New York sailed north from Detroit, but would never make it to its intended destination. Caught in a strong gale in Lake Huron, the ship would later sink. The location of this shipwreck remained a mystery until David Trotter and his team from the Undersea Research Associates found it last August! Join us as David Trotter recounts the story of the New York and the hard work it took to find one of the largest missing wooden steamers in the Great Lakes. … [Read more...]