|"Schooner G" (unknown)
LOCATION: Eastern Lake Erie off Barcelona, NY, USA
LIES: Upright on mud bottom.
CONDITION: Completely Intact.
DEPTH: 150-165' [46-50m]
TYPE: Two-masted Schooner.
DIMENSIONS (estimated): ~90' [27m] Length x ~20' [6m] beam.
· Photos on this
page were posted September 13, 2008 and show the considerable impact that this site has felt from diving
since the original post 3 years prior. ·
I am unaware of the full details, but the site is currently being
excavated by a group that I understand to be in New York. ·
The roof planking has been removed from
the cabin, and stacked neatly along the port side. Silt has been evacuated
from the forward cabin area. · Excavation
(perhaps erosion) is also apparent around the hull of the vessel at the mud
The deck silt has been removed, and mussels have been clean from numerous
areas. · The
aft cabin remains silted in. A chair or table leg, once located here, has
been relocated to the transom, just aft of the tiller post. ·
I can only hope that this work is being
conducted under the supervision of a licensed archeologist and would be
interested to know the permit number in order to follow up on any