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Unidentified two masted schooner. Also known as the "Admiralty Wreck"  more »
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The three masted schooner, Carlingford, collided with the steamer Brunswick and sank immediately. She was carrying a load of wheat  more »
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Unidentified schooner  more »
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The propeller Acme was carrying a cargo of farm products and sank in a storm due to a leak in the hull.  more »
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Unidentified barge. Many interesting items to see on this wreck.  more »
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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...  more »
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The two masted schooner, Washington Irving, was bound Erie to Buffalo. The ship was carrying a cargo of pig iron and coal. The schooner disappeared while enroute probably due to a massive leak that caused the ship to sink very quickly before the crew...  more »
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The package frreighter, Passaic, while carrying a load of lumber and towing several barges encountered heavy seas and foundered.  more »
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The three masted schooner, Annabell Wilson, carrying a load of 1000 tons of coal was being towed from Erie, PA to Port Colboure when a storm forced them to find a safe harbor at Dunkirk, NY. Before the tow could reach the harbor the schooner foundered....  more »
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The four masted iron propeller, Brunwick, loaded with a heavy cargo of coal collided with the schooner Carlingford in mid November 1881 and sank in 100 feet of water.  more »
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The two masted schooner, J. G. McGrath, carrying a heavy cargo of stone which shifted in a terrible storm and caused the ship to founder.  more »
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Sank due to a leak in the hull. Nice novice dive.  more »
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The 254 foot wooden side wheel steamer, Alabama, became waterlogged and sank. Parts of the ship were salvaged. It is very broken up and scattered on the bottom.  more »
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The storm of Dec 8, 1909 caused the Richardson to founder off of Waverly Shoal. Much of the wreck today is scattered on the bottom.  more »
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The wooden tug Acme collided with the vessel that she had in tow. Scattered pieces remain in the area today.  more »
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The 105 foot wooden barge, Finch, foundered in a heavy sea due to a leak in the hull. Broken up remains.  more »
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The wooden propeller, Tonawanda, was nearing Buffalo during a heavy storm and signalled for assistance. While being towed and within 5 miles from the harbor the ship listed and sank. Salvage attempts were made but failed. She was carrying heavy loads of...  more »
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While salvaging the steamer Erie a gale broke the salvage barge loose from its moorings and it sank about 1/2 mile from the site. Bishop's Berrick was built to salvage the the steamers Erie and Altantic.  more »
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Partial structure of a vessel consisting of a steel frame and winches.  more »
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The propeller Dacotach was carrying a cargo of general merchandise when she ran aground and broke up. A portion of the shipwreck lies scattered over the shallow area near shore.  more »
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Barge US 104 was carrying a cargo ot oats when in struck a rock and foundered when nearing the Black Rock Ship Canal in July of 1921.  more »
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