Proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary

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Proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary Summary Document

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Map showing boundary and approximate location of shipwrecks in the proposed national marine sanctuary.

Map showing boundary and approximate location of shipwrecks in the proposed national marine sanctuary.

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Divers examiening St Peter shipwreck

Underwater video of the St. Peter shipwreck.

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Diver swimming near shipwreck

Underwater video of the David W Mills shipwreck.

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divers swim above the St. Peter ship wreck

The wreck of the St. Peter

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divers examing the bow of the St.Peter

The wreck of the St. Peter

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divers examing the bow of the St.Peter

The wreck of the St. Peter

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The wreck of the St.Peter

The wreck of the St. Peter

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A diver swims along the deck of the St.Peter

The wreck of the St. Peter

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A diver swims near the wreck of The St.Peter

A diver swims along the wreck of the St. Peter

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Two divers usining an underwater camera

Two divers using an underwater camera

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historcial photo of the david w. mills

The wreck of the steamer David W. Mills, a typical 19th century cargo vessel, lies within the proposed sanctuary.

Photo courtesy of the Collection of Bowling Green State University

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A diver inspects the bow of a shipwreck

A diver inspects the bow of the suspected steamer Homer Warren.

Photo courtesy of Jill Heinerth

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engraving of british ships attack fort ontario

An engraving by William Steele of the British attack on Fort Oswego in 1814.

Image: William Steele, courtesy of the Collection of Paul Lear

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A diver inspects the bow of Queen of the Lakes

A diver inspects the bow of Queen of the Lakes where the anchor remains in place.  

Photo courtesy of Jill Heinerth

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A diver inspects the stern of Queen of the Lakes

A diver explores the stern of Queen of the Lakes, which remains upright and intact with all three masts still standing after sinking with a cargo of coal in 1906.

Photo courtesy of Jill Heinerth

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view of a lighthouse and a house next to it

Tibett's Point Lighthouse is one of nine lighthouses within the proposed sanctuary area.

Photo courtesy of Ted Van Pelt

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