John A MacDonald

by Shipwreck World


Year Built

1841

Year Sank

1872

Depth

7 ft (2.1 m)

Difficulty Level

Novice


John A MacDonald

Wreck Location

Near mouth of Presqu'ile Bay, Ontario   Off of the east shore
~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   44° 0' 36" N      Longitude:   -77° 40' 30" W

Description

Two masted schooner mostly broken up.  Carried cargo of coal.


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Anyone been here? My friend and I went looking for it last year (just snorkeling) but couldn't find it. Any idea if the google maps location is accurate?
anonymous by Bob on 6/9/2013
Been here many times. I had a cottage nearby when i was a kid. There wasn't much to see back then. just a skelton that was mostly covered in sand. Not sure it the location is exaxt but is is very close to where it shows it pegged.
If you have a more accurate position please provide one here and I will update the location of the wreck. Thanks, Jim
anonymous by Kevin Smith on 5/1/2017

If you look on google maps, you can locate the wreck just south of the other lighthouse located just north of presquile point, where the main lighthouse is located. I have also positively identified at least three other shipwrecks inside brighton bay that are visible using google earth and a possible 2-3 more that "might" be the remains of wrecks. contact me if you are interested in chatting. epix4@hotmail.com

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