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Defiance BG- Aug 2016 - 2048x1152.jpg

On October 20, 1854, the schooner "Defiance" was sailing through a foggy Lake Huron night south to Buffalo, New York. Just after 1:00am, the wooden two-master crashed into the bark "John J. Audubon".


Both vessels were fatally injured and sank within a few miles of one another, halfway between Presque Isle & Thunder Bay Island, Michigan.


She now lies incredibly preserved in 56 metres of water.

Defiance - August 2016

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