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85th Anniversary of the Wreck of the Henry Cort
November 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Monday, November 18 at 6:00pm, the USS Silversides Submarine Museum will be commemorating the 85th anniversary of the Wreck of the Henry Cort. The Henry Cort ended her days wrecked on the north side of the Muskegon channel break wall in Muskegon, Michigan on November 30, 1934. The 320-foot whaleback steamer hit the heavy stone breakwater after encountering a storm packing 45 mph winds. The incident showcased a dramatic rescue attempt by the U.S. Coast Guard.
This event will be presented by author and underwater explorer, Valerie Van Heest, and author Neal Zoss. The cost is $5.00 per person, or free with your USS Silversides Submarine Museum membership. For more information call (231) 755-1230.