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The freighter Henry B. Smith was launched in 1906 and sank in a storm on Lake Superior in 1913; this photo dates to sometime between 1906 and 1910. Now, a group of shipwreck hunters say they’ve discovered the wreck of the Smith. (Photo courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Co. Collection)

100 years after ore boat disappeared in Lake Superior storm, searchers locate wreck

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Andrew Kerueger / Duluth News Tribune

Just a few months shy of 100 years after it sank with all hands in a monstrous November storm, it appears that the freighter Henry B. Smith — one of the most sought-after lost wrecks of Lake Superior — has been found.

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