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108 years ago today, the "Christmas Tree ship" foundered in Two Rivers

By: Bobby Toanzilo, On Milwaukee

On this day, Nov. 23, 1912, the 44-year-old schooner ROUSE SIMMONS, also known as the Christmas Tree Ship, foundered in Lake Michigan near Two Rivers, with all on board. A piece of it lives on right here in Milwaukee.

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