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The French bulit the Iroquois in 1759. The British captured the ship in and renamed her the HMS Anson. In 1763 the Anson struck a shoal off Susan Island and sank.  more »
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The Sir Robert Peel was a side wheel passenger steamer built at Brockville, Ontario in 1837. While tied up to the dock in 1838 a raiding party dress up as indians captured her, robbed the passengers, and then set the ship on fire. She sank downstream from...  more »
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The Islander was built in Rochester, NY in 1871. She was utilized as both an excursion boat and a mail carrier. In 1909 the Islander burned at the dock. She is 125 feet in length. This is a great 1st wreck dive as you can enter the water from shore and...  more »
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The Kinghorn was in a tow with 6 other schooners by the tug, Hiram A. Walker in April of 1897. The tow was headed to Montreal when a storm sank three of the schooner barges. The Kinghorn was carrying a load of wheat.  more »
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There are two wooden hull of abondoned ships just off of Grenadier Island. These shipswrecks have not been identified.  more »
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The Keystorm was a cargo steamer. She was built at new Castle in Great Britain in 1909 for the Keystorm Transportation Company of Montreal. She measures 250 feet in length with a 42.5 foot beam. On October 26, 1912 on night with much fog, she ran into the...  more »
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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.  more »
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The Henry C. Daryaw was a 220 ft long steel freighter that sank in 1941 when she ran upon a shoal between American and Canadian Channels. The navigator did not see the shoal in a deep fog and Daryaw ran into it striking her bow. The Daryaw flipped upside...  more »
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This two masted unidentified schooner lies in 178 feet of water in lake ontario. The masts are still standing.  more »
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This wreck is thought to be from the War of 1812. Also known at the Bluff Nosed Wreck. It is in 165 feet of water.  more »
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The Atlasco was a wooden steamship built in 1881 at Buffalo, New York. She sank during a storm south of Ostrander Point near Point Traverse on August 7, 1921. The was no loss of life.  more »
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The three masted schooner Oliver Mowat was built in 1873 at Mill Haven, Ontario. She was 116 feet in length. In September of 1921 the Oliver Mowat was struck midship by the steel freighter Keywest. Three of the five crew were lost. The masts were a hazard...  more »
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The steel steamship Manola was built in 1890 in Cleveland, Ohio. The ship was to be utilized during WW I. The ship was cut in half and both the bow and stern were towed though the Welland Canal and across Lake Ontario. the stern section made it safely...  more »
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The two masted schooner Fabiola was built at Oakville, Ontario, Canada in 1852. She was lost south of the False Duck Islands on route from Oswego with a cargo of coal.  more »
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The Florence, a wooden tug was built at Levis, Quebec in t 1885. She worked in the St Lawrence River and Lakes Erie and Ontrio until springing a leak and sinking in November 1933. Her engine and propeller were removed. Much of the tug is now broken up due...  more »
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The Banshee is a wooden propeller steamboat. She was on route from Port Stanley (Lake Erie) to Montreal with a cargo of 6000 bushels of weat, 250 barrels of flour, and 300 kegs of butterr. The Banshee ran into a terrific strom on August 21, 1861 and lost...  more »
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Two masted schooner Echo loaded with barley sank near False Duck Island in Lake Ontario on October 11, 1861. All of the crew survived. Located in shallow water it is farly broken up.  more »
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The schooner William Jamieson was built in 1878 at Mill Point, Ontario. On May 15, 1923, while bound Oswego to Napanee, Ontario with 350 tons of hard coal, the schooner sprang a leak near the Ducks, and began taking on water. Captain Patrick McManus...  more »
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A scuttled wooden tug boat named "Terry's tug" is unidentified tug but is believed to be from the Collins Bay Rafting and Forwarding Company that worked out of the local area.  more »
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The iron hulled 165 ft long steamer S. M. Douglas (formally the White Star) was built in 1897 for the Oakville Navigation company for use as passenger steamer. During the summer of 1903 while refitting the White star burned and was declared a total loss...  more »
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Built in 1965 for the Algoma fleet, the Jodrey was a fairly new 623 foot Canadian self un-loader. On November 21 1974 while traveling upbound on the St. Lawrence River, the Jodrey struck a navigational buoy and quickly began taking on water. She ran up on...  more »
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The136ft schooner RH Rae was built for the trans-Atlantic trade by the Rae Brothers of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She capsized during a squall and was declared a total loss after a salvage attempt failed.Located again in 1888 efforts to raise her were...  more »
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The174 ft paddlewheel steamer Ocean Wave was built in Montreal in 1852. She was heading for Toronto when she caught fire, burned, and sank with a great loss of life. The wreck is upside down.  more »
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The schooner Olive Branch was built in Picton Ontario in 1871. Enroute to Portsmouth (Kingston) in 1880 with a load of coal the Olive Branch was caught in a storm and capsized drowning all five of her crew members. She was located in 1888 but efforts to...  more »
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Originally named as the Quebec by Carrier, Laine and Company of Quebec. In 1929 she was renamed the Londonderry and rebuilt as a wrecking dredge. Scuttled in 1969 in the Upper Gap.  more »
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