Conestoga

by Shipwreck World


Year Built

1878

Year Sank

1922

Depth

25 ft (7.6 m)

Difficulty Level

Novice


Conestoga

Wreck Location

Near Cardinal, Ontario.  Engine protruding from the water with the rest of the ship approximately 80 feet from shore.
~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   44° 46' 45.9984" N      Longitude:   -75° 23' 35.9988" W

Description

The Conestoga was built in Cleveland, Ohio in 1878.   The 253 foot freighter had an estimated 30,000 bushels of wheat on board when she caught fire and sank just outside Lock 28 on the Galop Canal. No lives lost.  Parts of the Conestoga have been salvaged


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