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Moments in Time: Wreck of the George M. Cox

The George M. Cox on reef near Isle Royale
The George M. Cox on reef near Isle Royale

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In 1933, the George M. Cox, a passenger ship bound for Canada, hit a reef and become one of 25 shipwrecks near Isle Royale. In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, local resident Howard Sivertson shares recollections of the wreck of the Cox.

(Audio courtesy of Cook County Historical Society)

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