The Panama Steamer Shipwreck, resting on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, serves as a historical relic and a testament to the challenges faced by mariners navigating the treacherous waters of the Great Lakes.

Maritime History

The wreck of the steamer ship Panama, which ran aground at the mouth of the Mineral River about 15 miles west of Ontonagon in 1906. The wreck sits in about 5 to 20 feet of water and some parts of the wreck can be seen from the shore