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Northwestern
Wooden Brig

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GPS Location: N45°26.885’   W83°41.817'
Depth: 135 Feet
Wreck Length: 115 Feet Beam:
Gross Tonnage: 217.5 Cargo:Salt
Launched: 1847 by Andrew Miller at Oswego, New York
Wrecked: September 30, 1850
Description:Northwestern, 115-foot long wooden brig built in 1847 by Andrew Miller at Oswego, New York. Lost off Presque Isle with a cargo of salt after a collision with the Monticello on September 30, 1850. Now located at N45°26.940’ W83°41.671' in 135 feet of water.




Northwestern by Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary on Sketchfab

 

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