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Historical Files and Photo Collections
Great Lakes Historical Society (GLHS)
Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center (PLESRC)
P.O. Box 435, 480 Main Street,
Vermilion, Ohio 44089
http://www.inlandseas.org/
http://www.inlandseas.org/plesrc/index.html

Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/hcgl/hcgl.html

The Steamer ADVENTURE and the Kelleys Island Limestone Industry.
Labadie, C. P.and C. E. Herdendorf. 1998
Final Project Rept. SG 63-97,
Ohio Lake Erie Commission, Toledo, OH. And
Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH. 74 pp

Wreck of the Steam Barge ADVENTURE:
An Archaeological Investigation in Lake Erie at Kelleys Island, Ohio.

Technical Report No. 1
Labadie, C. P. and C. E. Herdendorf. 2004
Great Lakes Historical Society
Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center
Vermilion, OH. (44 pp)

Wreck of the Steamer F.H. Prince,
An Archaeological Investigation in Lake Erie at Kellys Island, Ohio

Technical Report No. 3
Linda L. Pansing, Charles E. Herdendorf, Ph.D., 2005
Great Lakes Historical Society,
Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center
Vermilion, OH. (84 pp.)

Wreck of the Scow Schooner W. R. HANNA:
An Archaeological Investigation in Lake Erie at Kelleys Island, Ohio.

Technical Report No. 2
Labadie, C. P. and C. E. Herdendorf. 2004
Great Lakes Historical Society,
Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center
Vermilion, OH. (52 pp.)

Lake Erie Shipwrecks Database.
Herdendorf, C. E. 1999
The Ohio State University,
Ohio Sea Grant College Program, Columbus, OH And
Great Lakes Historical Society, Inland Seas Maritime Museum,
Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center,
Vermilion, OH.
ArcView database

The First Fifty Years of Steam Vessels on the Great Lakes: A Listing of American- and Canadian-built Steam Vessels and an Analysis of the Early Steam Shipbuilding Industry in the Great Lakes Region 1816-1867.
Herdendorf, C. E. and S. E. Schuessler. 1993
The Ohio State University,
F.T. Stone Laboratory,
Put-in-Bay, OH. (160 pp)

Guides to Lake Erie's Historic Shipwrecks Adventure, W. R. Hanna, and F. H. Prince.
Herdendorf, C. E., C. P. Labadie, L. L. Pansing, And D. O. Kelch. 2002
Ohio Sea Grant Guide Series OHSU-GS-020,
The Ohio State University,
Ohio Sea Grant College Program Columbus, OH. and
The Great Lakes Historical Society,
Vermilion, Ohio
(double-sided underwater diver slates.)

Profile of Shipwrecks in the Vicinity of Kelly's Island, Lake Erie
Technical Report #1
Herdendorf, Pansing, 2000
Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center
Great Lakes Historical Society
Vermilion, Ohio

The Great Lakes Shipwreck File: Total Losses of Great Lakes Ships 1679-2000
David Swayze 1999-2000, website
http://www.boatnerd.com

A Profile of Shipwrecks, Wrecking Events, and Natural Underwater Features. 2005
Technical Report No. 4
Published by The Great Lakes Historical Society,
Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center.

MAST: Maritime Archaeological Survey Team
All members, with special thanks to:
Kenneth S. Marshall (chair), Carrie Sowden (coordinator),
Jack Pape, Andy Dennis, Scott and Linda Pansing,
Annette Soule, John Koch
http://www.ohiomast.org

CLUE: Cleveland Underwater Explorers
David VanZandt, (director), Kevin Magee,
Jim Paskert , Tom Kowalczk
http://www.clueshipwrecks.org

The Great Lakes Diving Guide 2001, Cris Kohl
Excellent Lake Erie shipwreck location/information source
Seawolf Communications, Inc.
P.O. Box 66, West Chicago, Illinois 60186
Telephone (630) 293-8996
http://www.seawolfcommunications.com

The Great Lakes Diving Guide, Second Editon, 2008 Chris Kohl
Enlarged second editon with more shipwrecks and information
Seawolf Communications, Inc.
 P.O. Box 66, West Chicago, Illinois 60186
Telephone (630) 293-8966
http://www.seawolfcommunications.com

Shipwreck Tales of the Great Lakes, Cris Kohl, 2004
Seawolf Communications, Inc.
P.O. Box 66, West Chicago, Illinois 60186
Telephone (630)293-8996
http://www.seawolfcommunications.com 

The 100 Best Great Lakes Shipwrecks, Volume I , Cris Kohl, 1998
(Includes Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron)
Seawolf Communications, Inc.
P.O. Box 66, West Chicago, Illinois 60186
Telephone (630)293-8996
http://www.seawolfcommunications.com 

Lake Erie Shipwreck And Dive Location Pages - Website
Excellent Lake Erie shipwreck location/information source
Alchem Incorporated, Cleveland, Ohio
Captain John Koch, MAST, Aqua Amigos Dive Club
Lake Erie Shipwreck location source
http://www.alcheminc.com/shipwrck.html

Great Lakes Guide to Sunken Ships, Heden, Karl E., 1993
Branden Books, Boston, Massachusetts
ISBN: 0828319731

Ships and Men of the Great Lakes, Dwight Boyer,
Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1977.
ISBN 0-396-07446-4

Great Lakes Shipwrecks & Survivals, William Ratigan, 1977.
Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan (332 pgs.)
ISBN 0-8028-70104

Shipwrecks of the Lakes, Dana Thomas Bowen, 1952
Freshwater Press
Lakeside Printing, Cleveland, Ohio
ISBN-10: 0912514213

Memories of the Lakes, Dana Thomas Bowen, 1953
Freshwater Press
Lakeside Printing, Cleveland, Ohio
ISBN- 0912514140

Lore of the Lakes, Dana Thomas Bowen, 1940, 1948
Lakeside Printing, Cleveland, Ohio
ISBN-10: 0912514124

Long Gone: The Story of the Marquette & Bessemer #2.
Dr. David Frew, Erie County Historical Society
Erie, Pennsylvania, 257 pp.

History of the Great Lakes,, Vol. II
J.H. Beers & Co., Chicago, Illinois 1899.
Reprinted by Freshwater Press Inc.,
Cleveland, Ohio. 1972

Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pat Labadie Collection
Alpena Public Library, Alpena Michigan
http://www.hhpl.on.ca/

Ohio Maritime History Resource Guide: Lake Erie
Ohio Historic Preservation Office,
Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio
http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/histpres

The Great Lake Erie
Rosanne W. Fortner, Victor J. Mayer 1987.
Ohio Sea Grant Publication #OHSU-EP-079,
Ohio Sea Grant Program, Ohio State University,
1314 Kinnear Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43212
http://www.ohioseagrant.osu.edu

The City of Concord- Parts I and II. Mesmer, J. 1987.
The Detroit Marine Historian
Journal of Marine Historical Society of Detroit,
Volume 40, No.8, April 1987
Volume 40, No. 9, May 1987.

Saga of the John B. Lyon Parts I - II. Mesmer, J. 1986.
The Detroit Marine Historian
Journal of Marine Historical Society of Detroit
Volume 39, No7, March 1986
Volume 39, No. 8, April 1986.
 
Sarah E. Sheldon. Mesmer, J. 1985
The Telescope
January-February 1985

Australia and the Success
Inland Seas Quarterly
Bulletin of the Great Lakes Historical Society,
Volume 3, No. 2, pgs. 106- 112, April, 1947

Great Lakes Shipwreck Research, Brendon Balliod
Website: shipwrecks, maritime history, maritime museums,
Listing for Great Lakes dive clubs, dive centers, dive charters
http://www.ship-wreck.com/shipwreck/index.jsp

 

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