Shipwrecked Ship, Sunk in 1803, Found in Lake Ontario near Oswego, New York (Video)

August 17, 2016

Shipwrecked Ship, Sunk in 1803, Found in Lake Ontario near Oswego, New York (Video)

The ship, named the Washington, sunk during a storm, with high winds, in November of 1803 as it traveled from Kingston to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The ship is also known by the name, "Sloop Washington". It was built in 1797 near the 4 Mile Creek, near the Wesleyville and Erie, Pennsylvania area.

It was discovered by Jim Kennard, Roger Pawlowski, and Roland Stevens in June of 2016.

Watch the underwater camera video footage of the ship: