The Sweepstakes, a two masted schooner built in 1867, was damaged near Cove Island in Lake Huron then towed to Big Tub Harbour. It was awaiting repairs but sunk in September 1885 before the repairs where carried out.
The Sweepstakes is one of 22 shipwrecks in the Fathom Five National Marine Park in Lake Huron, Ontario.
Shipwreck of the ship Sweepstakes (built in 1867) in Big Tub Harbour, Fathom Five National Marine Park, Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/5.6, exposure time of 1/80 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 25mm.
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