Tag Archives: Lake Erie

South Street Seaport Schooner Lettie G Howard Heading for Lake Erie

The South Street Seaport Museum‘s historic Georges Banks fishing schooner Lettie G. Howard will be spending the next two summers in Lake Erie at the Erie Maritime Museum in a collaboration with the Flagship Niagara League. The schooner will be partnering with … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Pumps Benzene from Argo, 78 Year Old Lake Erie Toxic Wreck

This weekend the US Coast Guard recovered 10,000 gallons of benzene from the wreck of a tank barge that sank 78 years ago in Lake Erie. The Coast Guard has pumped the first of 8 tanks on the wrecked barge. In … Continue reading

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US and Canadian Coast Guard Team Up to Rescue Laker SS Arthur M. Anderson

The US and Canadian Coast Guards have been working jointly to free the iconic Great Lakes bulk carrier, SS Arthur M. Anderson, stuck in the ice in Lake Erie near Conneaut Harbor.  The laker had been bound for Sturgeon Bay, WI when it … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Ice Sculpture – Welcome to Winter

The photos and video clip are almost a week old but nevertheless seem like an excellent way to welcome in the winter. This ice sculpture is the Cleveland Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse on Lake Erie.  Happy Winter Solstice to everyone North of … Continue reading

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Last Minute Bids on the Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light

In September 2009, the United States General Services Administration put the Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light, on Lake Erie, up for public auction via an online auction. The minimum bid is $10,000 with incremental bids of $5,000 required.  The bidding was … Continue reading

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Lake Erie Shipwreck to Remain in the Deep ?

An interested court case between a private salvor and the State of New York appears to have been settled in favor of the state.   The salvor, Northeast Research, claimed the 19th century schooner, which it claims is the Caledonia. … Continue reading

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