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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 22, 1912. Thomsen and Janzen share a new video which provides an underwater tour of the wreck site.


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Thursday, December 14

8:15 am on The Wisconsin Channel

Tuesday, December 19

8:15 am on The Wisconsin Channel

Friday, December 22

7:00 am on The Wisconsin Channel

Friday, December 22

3:00 pm on The Wisconsin Channel

Saturday, December 23

7:04 am on The Wisconsin Channel

Sunday, December 24

7:04 am on The Wisconsin Channel

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