Interactive Map of the Sunken Ships of the Great Lakes

Bored with those diving sites looking for sunken ships in the Great Lakes that don't really show anything in the map? Well, in this documentary, in the form of a Google Map, you can zoom in on the actual locations of 120 shipwrecks in the Great Lakes in a satellite Google Map. So, gather round ye mates, because if ye set sail in the lake of Erie, ye might want to look at this ere mappie because as many locations as possible have a photo of the ship, and a link to background information about the ship on Wikipedia or other online source. And, you might want to check the weather conditions in this Google Map to see what the weather's like where these ships sank before you sail; because you just might not want to sail today! (See below). Remember, no German submarines could get past Niagara Falls, so these ships sank for other reasons.

Lake Huron, red sky in morning,
sailor take warning!

Wikipedia Commons
Some of the sunken ships in the above map include: the Edmund Fitzgerald, Hickory Stick, the Henry B. Smith, the Daniel J. Morrell, and the Le Griffon.

The ship locations and coordinates were determined from the following:  

The Eldorado.
The Canobie.
The Niagara Scow.

Check today's weather conditions in this Google Earth KML file
to see how weather played a role in their sinking.


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