Posts Tagged ‘tall ships’

See photos of the U.S. Brig Niagara in Cleveland

The remnant of the 19th century, the U.S. Brig Niagara stands stark against the 21st century skyline, 118 feet of mast and miles of rigging. The Erie-based tall ship is docked near the William G. Mather steamship in Cleveland’s harbor for two days, as part of a two-week educational sail with 20 high school students.They…

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Hunting for shipwrecks in Presque Isle’s Misery Bay

After the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812, sailors died and ships were scuttled in Misery Bay, a small inlet at Presque Isle, Pennsyvania. Now scientists and divers are scouring the Lake Erie bay for shipwrecks. The modern-day treasure hunt began in 2013, when a lifeguard spotted a debris field with two…

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