Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Manitowoc-Two Rivers: Wreck & Rescue

Clip: Special | 6m 24s

With Lake Michigan storms battering apart many boats, a U.S. Life Saving Service was established. One of the first stations on the Great Lakes was built at Two Rivers. Many ships built in Manitowoc went down, and both cities felt the sorrow of frequent wrecks. (Part 4/8)

Aired: 07/06/09

Rating: TV-G

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