115-Year-Old Shipwreck Finally Located Along Lake Superior's 'Shipwreck Coast'

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A 115-year-old mystery finally has been solved.

In May 1899, a storm on Lake Superior caused a boat to sink so quickly that, as an eyewitness put it, the vessel "disappeared as suddenly as one could snuff out a candle."

But now, more than a century after its mysterious disappearance, the 199-foot schooner "Nelson" has been located.

Researchers with the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society in Paradise, Mich. found the ship in August along the lake's "Shipwreck Coast," according to a statement released by the society. The area has historically been treacherous, and claims dozens of shipwrecks.

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