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Early 19th Century shipwreck, the Washington, newly discovered in Lake Ontario

The single-masted sloop Washington, built in 1798 in Pennsylvania on Lake Erie, was used to ferry cargo and people around Lake Erie and Ontario a few years prior to the War of 1812. In 1802 it was sold to Canadian interests and apparently dragged overland from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.

Washington

In early November 1803, the Washington left Kingston, at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, with a crew of five and cargo, bound for Niagara at the western end of the lake. Somewhere off Oswego, New York, the Washington encountered a severe storm and sank, with all hands and cargo.

The shipwreck, in an excellent state of preservation, was discovered by the wreck-diving team of Jim Kennard, Roger Pawlowski, and Roland Stevens, who have discovered or surveyed many of the wrecks in Lake Ontario, including the earliest known sailing vessel on Lake Ontario, the HMS Ontario, sunk in 1780.

Video courtesy of the wreck-diving team’s remotely piloted underwater camera.

Yikes!

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Moore: The positive Impact of Human CO2 Emissions on the Survival of Life on Earth

The positive Impact of Human CO2 Emissions on the Survival of Life on Earth By Dr. Patrick Moore, June 2016, Frontier Centre for Public Policy Executive Summary This study looks at the positive environmental effects of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, … Continue reading

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Wilson: Scientific Regress

[Editor’s note: an excellent review of the state of “science”. Especially appropriate if you are a fan of the myth of global warming.] Scientific Regress by William A. Wilson, May 2016. First Things. The problem with ­science is that so … Continue reading

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Ball: Paris Climate Conference: A Sideshow To More Frightening Use Of False IPCC Climate Science

Reprinted from WUWT Paris Climate Conference: A Sideshow To More Frightening Use Of False IPCC Climate Science by Dr. Tim Ball,  January 3, 2016.  from  WUWT President Obama used the Paris Climate Conference to advance his legacy: an agreement was … Continue reading

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Witness the Carbon Footprint of This Fully Armed and Operational Climate Summit

Witness the Carbon Footprint of This Fully Armed and Operational Climate Summit by John Hayward, November 30, 2015. Breitbart. Skepticism about climate change dogma is reaching a generational peak. One of the reasons is that climate change alarmists stubbornly refuse … Continue reading

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E&E Legal: Private Interests & Public Office: Coordination Between Governors, the Obama White House and the Tom Steyer-“Founded and Funded” Network of Advocacy Groups to Advance the “Climate” Agenda

E&E Legal Releases Report Exposing Coordination Between Governors, the Obama White House and the Tom Steyer-“Founded and Funded” Network of Advocacy Groups to Advance the “Climate” Agenda Washington, D.C. — Today, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), a … Continue reading