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Sea-Bird - IL


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From Toucan Dive website: Side wheel steamer burned in 1868. Third greatest loss of life for shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. This wreck is in 25 ft very close to shore. On a good day photos of the wheel with divers swimming through it can be truly spectacular. Because it is close to shore there is a lot of silt and if the weather has not been calm for a few days the visibility may not be very good.

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wheeledgoat - 7/29/2017 11:30 AM
I went scuba diving here on 7/23/2017. Average viz: 16-20ft/5-6m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
7/23/17: Toucan Dive charter took us to Lady Elgin and Sea-Bird. Sea-Bird had more to see - big part of the paddlewheel still intact. Lots of mussles and little guppies covering the old steamer tanks. Neat dive, very enjoyable.

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