Graveyard of the Great Lakes: A Shipwreck Hunter's Quest to Discover the Past
Airing on Detroit Public Television Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 8pm ET
Watch on 56.1 or if you're outside the viewing area, watch the live stream here.
The story of David Trotter, who has discovered nearly 100 shipwrecks in his 35 years of exploring the Great Lakes. Filmmaker Eric Seals spent nearly two years documenting the story of the 74-year-old Trotter, Michigan’s maritime history and people’s fascination with shipwrecks. Each discovery brings tales of lost souls, heroes and survivors.
This documentary is about of three of the many shipwrecks he's found on Lake Huron. You'll learn about the life and death struggle aboard for the sailors, the heroic connection to the past and the story of a lone survivor.