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What is the oldest shipwreck in the great lakes?

What's the oldest shipwreck ever found in the Great Lakes?

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HMS Ontario is the oldest shipwreck to be discovered in the Great Lakes. Found in May 2008 it is completely intact and lies in very deep water in Lake Ontario. See the details on the discovery of the Ontario in the article section of Shipwreckworld.

the Griffin is the oldest shipwreck but she has not been found yet and is beleved to be located in lake huron.the ship was used in the fur trade

The oldest shipwreck on the great lakes is the small french ship "Le Griffon" built by LaSalle in was last seen leaving the Green Bay area in the late summer of 1679 with a small crew. The ship disappeared following a fierce late summer storm and for years was beleived to have been wrecked in upper Lake Huron in the Manitoulin Island area....during the summer of 2010, a group of explorers reported finding her remains off St. Martin's Island at the entrance to Green Bay in Lake Michigan.

the general hunter sunk in 1816 august near southampton on in lake huron when you don't mean ships that were sunk by your own people like the americans did
bruce county muaseum and alpena musem

The Griffon.
History fact.

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