Shipwreck, Lake Huron, Michigan

Lake Huron is one of the five Great Lakes of North America – a group of freshwater lakes located in the northeast of North America, on the border of Canada and the United States. In addition to the Huron one of the Great Lakes also include: Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. Together, they form the most extensive group of freshwater lakes in the world and contains 21% of the world’s fresh water, located on the surface. The lakes are huge, that people are sometimes called Northern Poberezhemili Third Coast ..

In the Great Lakes more people began to fly from the 17th century and the history here drowned thousands of ships that cross them. Many of these ships have not been found, so the exact number of sunken ships in the lakes is unknown. According to the “Museum of shipwrecks on the Great Lakes” in lakes sunk about 6000 ships, but according to some historians, the total number of sunken ships more than 25 000. Some of the wrecks are in shallow water, which makes them popular places for diving diving.

Shipwreck in shallow water. Lake Huron

The remains of shipwrecks in the harbor Big Table on Lake Huron

The largest number of wrecks located in Thunder Bay, a Lake Huron, at the intersection of the eastern and western sea routes.
Remains of Canadian schooner that sank in Lake Huron, is one of the most popular wrecks. It is located about 46 meters from the point of serving the harbor Big Table in shallow water, at a depth of only 6 meters under water. This sunken schooner is one of the most popular wrecks in the National Marine Park, Fathom Five, near Tobermory, Ontario. These often come to cruise ships, as well as lovers of scuba diving and mask. 36-meter skeleton of a schooner that sank in 1885, is very well preserved.

Near the remains of the schooner are the remains of a ship which caught fire in the port of Tobermory in 1907. In order to save the pier and ships that were in the neighborhood, untied from the dock and towed to a nearby bay, where it is burned without jeopardizing other vessels. The remains of the ship at a depth of 4.5 meters under water. After 100 years they are well preserved and almost lost its original appearance.

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