Fred Mercur

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Year Built

1882

Year Sank

1925

Depth

25 ft (7.6 m)

Difficulty Level

Novice


Fred Mercur

Wreck Location

On the west side of Stanley Island near Cornwall in Canada

~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   45° 2' 3.0012" N      Longitude:   -74° 37' 18.9012" W

Description

The Fred Mercur was a wooden propeller that was built in Buffalo, NY in 1882.  In July of 1925 she caught fire and burned to a total loss. The crew was saved.

The wreck is located about 5 km upstream (west) of Stanley Island, and is on the north side of the shipping channel near the east end of St. Regis Island.  



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