St. Lawrence River

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Empress of Ireland in the St Lawrence river. To mark this occasion the Canada government has introduced new coins and postage stamps. The Museum of History in Gatineau Quebec (Ottawa) will open...  more »

A rare Great Lakes Sloop dating from the mid-nineteenth century has been discovered near the north east end of Lake Ontario in the upper St. Lawrence River.  more »

Shipwrecks of the Thousand Islands Dennis McCarthy and Skip Couch, scuba divers for over 40 years, are announcing a new reference book. The “Shipwrecks of the Thousand Islands” is a book that documents the lost fleet of ships that lay on the...  more »

Dennis McCarthy and Skip Couch, scuba divers for over 40 years, are announcing a new reference book. “Shipwrecks of the Thousand Islands” is a book that documents the lost fleet of ships that lay on the bottom of the St. Lawrence River. They...  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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