significance lies in the example she offers of second-generation
wooden bulk carrier design and in her association with the
local history surrounding the great gale of 1913.
site of the Louisiana
is a favorite of beginning and intermediate divers, attractive
for its shallow depth, water clarity, large amount of structure,
extensive fish population (primarily smallmouth bass), and
protected location in Washington Harbor.
| The site is close to shore
but access is available only by boat.
||Charter and other dive boats
are often seen floating above the site.
As with many other wrecks in the Great Lakes,
have colonized the Louisiana. These prolific
mollusks are very difficult to control, and further colonization
can learn more about the Louisiana's history and archeological
findings in " Survey
of Submerged Cultural Resources in Northern Door County ,"
by David J. Cooper.
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