Muscallonge

by Shipwreck World


Year Built

1896

Year Sank

1936

Depth

100 ft (30.5 m)

Difficulty Level

Advanced


Muscallonge

Wreck Location

Three miles east of Brockville, Ontario.  Approximately 1 1/2 miles down river from Block House Island.

~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   44° 36' 17.28" N      Longitude:   -75° 39' 11.9412" W

Description

The Muscallonge was a wooden tugboat that was built at Port Huron, Michigan in 1896.  While towing a barge enroute to Toronto the tug caught fire.   The Muscallonge was then run aground and all of the crew got off safely. Eventually the tug broke in two as it slid into deeper water. 

 



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