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Crew draws toxic cargo from sunken Lake Erie barge thought to be Argo
The Plain Dealer (11/24)
Crews continue to remove toxic chemicals from the sunken Lake Erie barge thought to be the long-lost Argo.

Cargo retrieved from barge that sank in 1937
The Toledo Blade (11/22)
A Coast Guard contractor pumped out the cargo from the first of eight tanks on a barge that sank in Lake Erie during a storm 78 years ago.

Oil leak in sunken Lake Erie barge patched with valve
The Toledo Blade (11/11)
A pinhole leak that developed in the beginning of November in Lake Erie was quickly repaired with a plug that also contained a valve that can be used to take samples of the contents.

Diver recalls record scuba descent to Edmund Fitzgerald shipwreck
MLive (11/9)
If people want to know what the Edmund Fitzgerald looks like, there are numerous drawings, photos and models online that show the ill-fated carrier in its final resting place. Veteran diver Terrence Tysall, however, has seen the looming hull of the famous shipwreck with his own eyes.

No oil leak found in barge that sank in Lake Erie in 1937
WCMH-TV - Colombus, OH (11/4)
The U.S. Coast Guard says divers havenít located any active oil leaks from a sunken barge in Lake Erie.

Shipwreck discovered in Lake Erie could be toxic, long-sought Argo
The Plain Dealer (10/24)
An amateur shipwreck hunter may have stumbled upon one of the greatest threats to the Great Lakes by discovering a shipwreck located in Lake Erie, about 15 miles northeast of Lakeside, Ohio.

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General Resources
All Seasons Diving Co.
Come Dive the Clear Blue Waters of Lake Huron for the Finest Shipwreck Diving in Michigan.

Diving Michigan's Underwater
RING! Online
Michigan's nine underwater preserves include nearly 1,900 square miles of Great Lakes bottomland; this site provides a description of each of the preserves.

Michigan Underwater
Detroit Download Central
Articles on diving in Michigan.

Shipwreck Diving Charters on Lake Ontario
Includes a location map of shipwrecks found in Lake Ontario.

Shipwrecks and scuba diving in Lake Superior
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Information on diving in Lake Superior.

Southwest Michigan Underwater Preserve
There are numerous shipwrecks in the preserve area as well as geological formations including clay banks and underwater rock piles.

Wisconsin's Maritime Trails
Through Web sites, interpretive signage, public presentations and shipwreck moorings, the Maritime Trails initiative encourages divers, snorkelers, boaters, maritime enthusiasts, and tourists to visit and enjoy Wisconsin's diverse collection of maritime resources.

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Related Resources
GLIN: Boating in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Shipwrecks in the Great Lakes Region

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