America

by Shipwreck World


Year Built

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Year Sank

1932

Depth

78 ft (23.8 m)

Difficulty Level

Intermediate


America

Wreck Location

Approximately 600 ft off the southwest corner or Singer Castle Island between Brockville and Malloytown.

~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   44° 27' 1.08" N      Longitude:   -75° 48' 35.3988" W

Description

An explosion on board the America cause her to sink on June 20, 1932.  The steel drill barge America was used to dynamite shoals along the St. Lawrence River.  The barge is lies upside down and is near the shipping channel.  Use caution when diving.


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anonymous by dan heary on 4/18/2017
Map was rated 5 stars by reviewer.

Great shipwreck with history and awesome diving experience in the St. Lawrence

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