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RickQuann 06-14-2008 10:06 AM

Sunken Ship Found
 
Sunken Wreck of Famed Warship Found - AOL News

Thought you guys might be interested in this

Valiente 06-14-2008 02:23 PM

From our paper. A lot of the same information, but not identical. It's interesting that the American article states it's on the south side of the lake, probably off Syracuse, but the Canadian article gives no real clues.

globeandmail.com: The 'holy grail' of shipwrecks

LittleMissMagic 06-14-2008 05:09 PM

That's really kewl that a ship can be in that great a condition after so many years underwater. In effect I guess it was refrigerated.

paulk 06-15-2008 11:01 PM

Check out the video on Youtube: YouTube - HMS Ontario Shipwreck
The crew apparently lowered the upper masts for the storm; the lower sections are still intact. Fascinating.

Boasun 06-16-2008 09:32 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by LittleMissMagic (Post 329104)
That's really kewl that a ship can be in that great a condition after so many years underwater. In effect I guess it was refrigerated.

You don't go diving in your birthday suit in those waters...Way to cold.....:p

Johnrb 06-17-2008 12:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by LittleMissMagic (Post 329104)
That's really kewl that a ship can be in that great a condition after so many years underwater. In effect I guess it was refrigerated.

Shipwrecks can be remarkably well preserved in deep, northern freshwater. It's not only the cool temperature but also the lack of oxygen at depth and fewer creatures than found in salt water.


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