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Ship Type: Centreboard SchoonerLifespan: Built 1868, Sunk 1877Length: 131ftDepths: 90ftLocation: Sparrow Island, Brockville, Ontario, CanadaGPS N44 33 378 W75 43 151 The Lillie Parsons was launched on September 14, 1868 in Tonawanda, New York. She is a...  more »
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The 95 foot schooner Katie Eccles was built in Deseronto in 1877 and was one of the last schooners to sail on Lake Ontario. She left Oswego and sailed to Napanee wtih a load of coal in Nov 1922 when she ran into heavy weather. Captain Harry Mitchell, was...  more »
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Hilda is a 160 foot lighter barge. She was built in 1898 and scuttled in 1969 in 258 feet of water.  more »
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The trhee masted schooner George Marsh was built in 1882 by Footlanders at the Muskegon, Michigan. After service under the American flag, she was purchased by J.B. Flint, of Belleville, Ontario and given Canadian registration. On August 8, 1914, she set...  more »
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The Frontenac was built by Calvin's son in 1900 at their shipyard on Garden Island, specifically for towing rafts. In the early 1900's rafts became fewer and fewer, and the company went out of business at the outset of the First World War. In 1912, the...  more »
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The Effie Mae was launched in 1968. Around 1980, the Effie Mae became the first live-aboard dive charter boat in the Kingston area before changing hands in 1987 to Ted and Donna Walker who started a diving charter around Kingston. In the spring of 1993,...  more »
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Launched as the "Kingston" at Montreal in 1854, she was one of the finest Canadian steamboats of her day on the Upper St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario. In 1872, she was gutted by fire while off Grenadier Island in the St. Lawrence River. Rebuilt as the...  more »
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The Comet, a 337-ton a twin paddle wheel steamer, was built in 1848 at Portsmouth, Ontario. She was was powered by two "walking beam" type steam engines with a 51-inch piston. The Comet was a passenger steamer with a length of 174 ft in length and has a...  more »
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The City of Sheboygan was built by in Sheboygan, WI on July 5th, 1871. A Canadian registered ship, she was heavily loaded with feldspar and was caught in a storm. The City of Sheboygan sank on September 25th 1915 near Amherst Island. Five sailors were...  more »
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Built by Wessera W Power & Co. of Kingston Ontario and hailed as one of the finest boats in the inland seas. The China only plied the water ways for six months before burning 12 miles west of Kingston in October 1872. There is not much left of the...  more »
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The Dredge Munson sank while returning to Rossmore, Ontario after competing dredging operations in April 1890.  more »
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Flat barge that has not been identified, 135 feet in length, steel framed,  more »
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War of 1812 British warship. Compteted near the end of the was and abandoned in the bay.  more »
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A British Warship launch in April 1814 carried 56 cannon. Renamed HMS Kingston in Dec. 1814. Involved in the War of 1812. Sank in the bay and abandoned after years of inactivity.  more »
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Ferried cars and trucks between Wolfe Island and Kinston for 30 years. First commercial vessel to be scuttled in the Great Lakes. Today it is a very popular dive site.  more »
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Two-masted schooner Annie Falconer was built in Kingston in 1867. She departed from Kingston on her maiden voyage on May 17th, destination Toronto. The cargo was 25 tons of stone. During her lifetime she carried a wide range of cargoes: stone, lumber,...  more »
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The Aloha was built in 1888 at Mt. Clemens, Michigan. While in tow on route to Kingston in 1917, the Aloha foundered in a gale. One life was lost. The hull is mostly intact. Most of the artifacts have been removed and the winch can be viewed at the Marine...  more »
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The Cormorant was built in 1941. In 1949 she was renamed the Russell 4 and was sold to the Newton Creek Towning Company of New York. Merrit, Chapman & Scott repurchased her and renamed her the Cormorant. The tug sank was swamped by a large wave near...  more »
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Tugboat foundered near Oswego in 1957.  more »
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Wooden steamer 220 feet length stranded on Ford Shoal and broke up.  more »
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Canadian two masted schooner collided with the schooner Lucy J Latham. Carried full cargo of wheat.  more »
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Two masted schooner loaded with salt bound for Cleveland. Sprang a leak and sunk in deep water off of Oak Orchard.  more »
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Two masted schooner developed a leak in sank in fair weather  more »
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Caught fire off of Grassy Point  more »
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