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Historic shipwreck in Lake George added to National Register

The 45-foot-long Forward, an early gasoline-powered watercraft, is seen in an early photograph.
The 45-foot-long Forward, an early gasoline-powered watercraft, is seen in an early photograph.
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It took two decades to get the underwater wreck of one of the first gas-powered excursion boats on Lake George listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Joseph Zarzynski of Wilton said the wreck of the Forward, the 45-foot-long boat built in 1906 and propelled by two 30-horsepower engines, was discovered back in the 1970s by amateur scuba divers. Bateaux Below Inc., a group of six underwater archaeologists and enthusiasts, started looking for the ...


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