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Happy Anniversary Gunilda!

August 31st, 2011

American Schooner Rigged Steam Yacht Gunilda: The Thomson Collection: Copyright Art Gallery of Ontario Photograph: Craig Boyko

On August 31 1911, steam yacht Gunilda sank beneath the waves of Lake Superior. Her wreckage was to become one of the most captivating intact freshwater wrecks in the world. Today, exactly 100 years on, we look back at the life of Gunilda and invite you to learn more about the intricate model ship we hold in the Gallery as part of the Thomson Collection of Ship Models.

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