Florence

by Shipwreck World


Year Built

1885

Year Sank

1933

Depth

45 ft (13.7 m)

Difficulty Level

Novice-Intermediate


Florence

Wreck Location

Approximately 300 feet off Timber Island off of Point Traverse
~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   43° 57' 48.9996" N      Longitude:   -76° 49' 0.0012" W

Description

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 to the salvage work.   



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