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Dear JIm,Do you know of an estimate of the approximate number of lives lost in shipwrecks on Lake Ontario? Just curious susan P G

I'm working on an expanded version of my Ariadne's Death book about shipwrecks on the lake. Also do I recall you once estimated about 500 deep water intact wrecks might exist? Thanks


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Hi Susan,
The largest loss of life, 120 persons, was in 1780 with the crew and passengers on HMS Ontario.
I have never seen an estimage of the number of lives lost on Lake Ontario but I would guess that it is probably well over 200.

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