These 7 Fascinating Photos Show Minnesota’s Most Unique Shipwreck Like Never Before

Most people, when they imagine shipwrecks, picture ocean-faring ships overturned by stormy seas. But even in Minnesota, about as far from the ocean as you can get, a few shipwrecks have taken place within our borders. The most famous are in Lake Superior. With its choppy waters and endless depths, it’s no surprise that more than a few ships have met their fate in the lake. Perhaps Minnesota’s unique shipwreck is in Silver Bay, Minnesota. Check out these X fascinating photos to see the shipwreck up close:

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Have you heard of the SS Hesper? Do you know of any other disasters that happened in Minnesota? Share your thoughts in the comments below. And if you like old ruins, also check out our article about the Minnesota hike that will take you to an abandoned lighthouse.