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I came across this story of a ship wreck discovery on Lake Ontario and thought some of you guys might find it interesting.

ShipwreckWorld.com - Discovery of an Early 1800’s Schooner in Lake Ontario
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Pretty intersting., and I'm not from there ..is the fresh water and lack of Oxygen the reason why its so preserved?
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I came across this story of a ship wreck discovery on Lake Ontario and thought some of you guys might find it interesting.

ShipwreckWorld.com - Discovery of an Early 1800’s Schooner in Lake Ontario
Nice find. Lake Ontario, being the smallest of the Great Lakes, doesn't always command the shipwreck interest of other lakes, but it's still got the most commercial traffic and thus opportunities for wrecks.

It's not generally known how very deep that part of the lake is, whereas everyone knows Lake Erie is so shallow as to qualify as a really wide river.

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It is very interesting.
Litteraly thousands of ship wrecks litter the Great Lakes.
This one went down two hundred years ago and there are just finding it now, very interesting.

Maybe some day they will find LaSalle's "Griffon."
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It is also the second deepest behind Superior.
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200' deep is a bit more than a river IMHO.
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It is also the second deepest behind Superior.
Are you sure bout that? I gotta check on that and get back to you.
Michigan is 920 or something at its deepest point. Give me a minute.
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My "lake" is deeper!!! and has a lot more wreks!!!!
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Sorry Shant,
Ontario max Depth 802 Feet.
Michigan Max Depth 925 Feet.
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My "lake" is deeper!!! and has a lot more wreks!!!!
I didn't think you sailed on a lake?
The Atlantic does not count, its not a LAKE!
We proudly sail the inland seas.
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