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Shipwrecks: The Fleetwing

A cache by MacGyver74
Hidden : 8/1/2008
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The Fleetwing

On Sept. 26, 1888, the Fleetwing departed Menominee, Michigan, with a load of lumber, sailing for Chicago. Heading up Green Bay, the schooner sailed into a northwest gale. Searching for the passage through Deaths Door to Lake Michigan, she turned into the wrong harbor and struck ground. Several days later, another gale pounded her to pieces on the rocks.

Today the Fleetwing is a popular attraction for divers, snorkelers, and kayakers. The site lies in shallow, protected water with excellent clarity, and is easily accessible. Caution and common sense should be used before diving/swimming to this site.

One of my favorite dive sites.

Another in my maritime/nautical/scuba themed caches around Door County.
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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

ab ohfujunpxvat arrqrq.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Last Updated: on 10/23/2014 6:01:21 PM Pacific Daylight Time (1:01 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum