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The schooner Water Witch is one of the oldest fully intact commercial sailing ships to be located underwater in the United States.  more »

The canal schooner O.J. Walker which was lost in a heavy gale in 1895 was located in Lake Champlain in October 1983.  more »

Shipwreck of the Steamship Champlain located by side scan sonar.  more »

The remains of a Revolutionary War Bridge crossing Lake Champlain has been found.  more »

The barque, New Brunswick, loaded with a cargo of black walnut lumber with an estimated value of over $100,000, was located in Lake Erie in 1980.  more »

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Shipwrecks of Lake Ontario - A Journey of Discovery Book

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is excited to announce the release of a new book titled Shipwrecks of Lake Ontario: A Journey of Discovery. This book contains stories of long lost shipwrecks and the journeys of the underwater explorers who found them, written by Jim Kennard with paintings by Roland Stevens and underwater imagery by Roger Pawlowski.

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