Great Lakes Now

Musseling in on Shipwrecks

Clip: Episode 23 | 10m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

There are thousands of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, like the wreck of the Prins Willem V, which sank shortly after leaving Milwaukee in 1954. When the Prins Willem went to the bottom, there were no quagga mussels in Lake Michigan, but now there are an estimated 4.5 trillion, and the mussels are hastening the deterioration of the wrecks.

Aired: 03/30/21

Rating: NR

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Great Lakes Now is a local public television program presented by DPTV.