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Located in the eastern coast of Lake Michigan near the city of South Haven is the shipwreck Hennepin. The remains of the ship were only found by the Michigan Shipwreck Research Associates in 2006, but it was immediately listed on the National Register of Historic Places two years after.

The Hennepin is actually built in 1888 as the first self-unloading bulk carrier. It was originally called the George H. Dyer, and was named a couple of times after until it became Hennepin, after the Great Lakes explorer, Louis Hennepin. It met its dark fate in 1927.

The Hennepin is actually found accidentally. The crew, at that time, was looking for the wreck of the Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501, but instead found the shipwreck starting with a ?rib cage? structure and then later on more ship parts.
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