Lake Erie

In 2010 Erie Wrecks authors Mike and Georgann Wachter discovered a two masted tiller steered schooner 18 miles off Cleveland, Ohio.   Besides the 8 foot long tiller the vessel had a beautiful and unusual bow.  No cargo was noted and since the...  more »
0 0 GWachter Apr 17, 2012 in Lake Erie
We are pleased to announce that our 36" x 24" laminated "Shipwrecks of Lake Erie" chart is now available.  This artistic chart provides accurate GPS locations, paintings of vessels as they sit today, and images of ships before they sank. ...  more »
0 0 GWachter Nov 30, 2011 in Lake Erie
Mike and Georgann Wachter authors of the Erie Wrecks series of books are pleased to announce the discovery of the schooner barge Commodore.  This 170 foot long vessel was lost on June 17, 1918 while being towed from Cleveland to Sandwich...  more »
0 0 GWachter Aug 24, 2011 in Lake Erie
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 »
0 5 JimKennard Jun 2, 2001 in Lake Erie

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Legend of the Lake - New Discovery Edition Book

The recent discovery of the wreck of the British warship Ontario, “the Holy Grail” of Great Lakes shipwrecks, solves several mysteries that have puzzled historians since the ship sank more than two centuries ago. Now, for the first time, the whole tragic story of the Ontario can finally be told. Buy Now!



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