Manzanilla

by Jim Kennard


Year Built

1873

Year Sank

1887

Depth

12 ft (3.7 m)

Difficulty Level

Novice


Manzanilla

Wreck Location

4.8 miles SW of Dunkirk, NY and just off Lake Erie State Park in shallow water.

~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   42° 25' 7.7988" N      Longitude:   -79° 27' 6.5988" W

Description

The three masted schooner, Manzanilla, heavily loaded with stone was travelling from Cleveland, Onio to Toronto, Ontario when she was caught in a gale and driven ashore.  The crew were able to safely get to shore.  The schooner was wrecked by the gale winds and waves. 



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