This web site was prepared by the Ohio Sea Grant College Program using Federal funds under award NA16NOS4190094 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Office of Coastal Management. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, or the Office of Coastal Management.

Without the help, guidance and support of the following individuals, agencies and organizations, this educational website would have been difficult if not impossible to develop.

Ohio Sea Grant Program, Ohio State University

Ohio State University Extension

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Office of Coastal Management

Ohio Lake Erie Commission, Lake Erie Protection Fund

Great Lakes Historical Society (GLHS), Inland Seas Maritime Museum

Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center (PLESRC)

Ohio Historical Society

Bowling Green State University Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail

Maritime Archaeological Survey Team (MAST)

Cleveland Underwater Explorers (CLUE)

Lake Erie Wreck Divers (LEWD)

Ohio Council of Skin and Scuba Divers Inc. (OCSSDI)

Aqua Amigos Dive Club

Bay Area Divers

Christopher Gillcrist, Executive Director, Great Lakes Historical Society

Cleveland Underwater Explorers (CLUE) members
     Dave Vanzandt
     Kevin Magee
     Jim Paskert
     Tom Kowalczk

Jack Papes, wreck diver, MAST, u/w/ photographer

Andy Dennis, MAST, u/w videographer

Kenneth S. Marshall, Chair, Maritime Archaeological Survey Team (MAST)

Chris Kohl, Great Lakes Divers Guide, Chicago, Illinois, Editions 1 and 2. 

Russ and Sue MacNeal-Underwater Dive Center, Elyria, Ohio dive charter captains,  u/w photographers/videographers, dive salvage

Scott and Linda Pansing- MAST, OCSSD

Vitas Kijaskas- Discovery Dive Charters, dive charter captain, u/w photographer/videographer, dive salvage

Annette Soule- Lake Erie Wreck Divers, MAST, OCSSD

John Koch, Aqua Amigos Dive Club, MAST

Patrick Ernst, ODNR, Office of Coastal Management

Brian George, ODNR. Office of Coastal Management

Melinda Huntley- Director, Lake Erie Coastal Ohio, Ohio Sea Grant tourism leader

Carrie Sowden, Archeology Director, National Museum of the Great Lakes