Were any U.S. ships sunk during the battle of Lake Erie in 1813?

Answer A decisive American victory over the British at the Battle of Lake Erie ended the Royal Navy's strategic advantage throughout the Great Lakes, and set the stage for a U.S. victory in the War of 181... Read More »

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What is the average temperature at Lake Erie?

Lake Erie's temperature changes with the seasons. The National Weather Service Forecast Office records its average January 1 temperature as 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Its average April 1 temperature is... Read More »

How to Catch Northern Pike in Lake Erie?

Northern pike are a slim predatory freshwater fish common in some parts of Lake Erie. Anglers target them because of their powerful fighting ability. Some fishermen also catch northern pike for the... Read More »

Ohio Lake Erie Fishing Guide License Requirements?

The state of Ohio fishing regulations are overseen by the Ohio Division of Wildlife. Ohio only issues fishing guide licenses and decals for Lake Erie guides, and require that guides first obtain a ... Read More »

What was the first battle of ironclad ships?

The Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia--often referred to as the Merrimac, as it was built upon the hull of the USS Merrimac--put to sea on March 8, 1862, and defeated Union blockade ships off the V... Read More »