Land Tortoise

Relic of the French and Indian War. The oldest intact warship in North America.
by bowzer


Year Built

1758

Year Sank

1758

Depth

105 ft (32 m)

Difficulty Level

Advanced


Land Tortoise

Wreck Location

Dedicated bouy. Well maintained site.  The forward and bateaux are also nearby.  Coordinates are NOT exact.
~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   43° 26' 24.72" N      Longitude:   -73° 41' 33.72" W

Description

105 feet deep.  In great condition.  see http://www.thelostradeau.com/index.html.  Lake george is cold and dark at this depth.  Soft bottom can silt easily.  Not a beginner dive. reserve access slot wth NYS DEC (http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5076.html)  


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