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BFS Locations

Main Laboratory
5838 State Hwy 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone: 607-547-8778
Fax: 607-547-5114

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THAYER FARM COMPLEX
Lakeside Farm &
Upland Interpretive Center

7027 State Hwy 80
Springfield, NY
(physical address)

Thayer Boathouse
7016 State Hwy 80
Springfield, NY

Rum Hill
Thurston Hill Rd.
Springfield, NY

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Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary
7290 State Hwy 80
Springfield, NY

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Greenwoods Conservancy
824 Zachow Rd.
Hartwick, NY 13348

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Upper Research Site
Otsego, NY

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The Leatherstocking?

 
 

A Wreck Found After 73 Years

 

The Time Line

BACKGROUND:

Side Scan Sonar

Confirmation Dives

August 4, 1940

July 2012

August 4, 2013

  • The Leatherstocking

  • Owner: W. T. Sampson Smith

  • Gasoline fire

  • Sunk in deep water; center of lake

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Klein side scan sonar survey conducted by G.K. Consulting

The Leatherstocking

 

Photos

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Volunteer Diver Discovery Team

Paul H. Lord
LtCol, USMC (Ret)
Cell: (607)
435-4989
lordp@usa.net
paul.lord@oneonta.edu

J. W. Zarzynski