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The Christmas Tree Ship

The Christmas Tree Ship

Tamara Thomsen, Maritime Archaeologist with the Wisconsin Historical Society, and John Janzen, Underwater Videographer, present the story of the shipwrecked schooner Rouse Simmons. The ship, filled with Christmas trees, was en route to Chicago when it sank on November 23, 1912. Thomsen and Janzen share a new video which provides an underwater tour of the wreck site.


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Saturday, December 22

3:30 am on WPT

Saturday, December 22

6:00 am on The Wisconsin Channel

Sunday, December 23

6:00 am on The Wisconsin Channel

Tuesday, December 25

6:00 am on The Wisconsin Channel

Tuesday, December 25

2:00 pm on The Wisconsin Channel

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