Iroquois HMS Anson

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Year Built:
1759
Year Sank:
1763
Depth:
75 ft (22.9 m)
Difficulty Level:
Intermediate

Iroquois HMS Anson

Wreck Location

The Iroquois (HMS Anson) lies on a shelfin approximately 75 feet of water behind the head of the Niagara Shoal.

~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   44° 17' 13.2" N      Longitude:   -76° 0' 19.8" W

Description

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.


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