Olive Branch

by Shipwreck World


Year Built

1871

Year Sank

1880

Depth

100 ft (30.5 m)

Difficulty Level

Intermediate


Olive Branch

Wreck Location

Main Duck Island, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   43° 55' 54.3612" N      Longitude:   -76° 44' 16.1412" W

Description

The schooner Olive Branch was built in Picton Ontario in 1871.  Enroute to Portsmouth (Kingston) in 1880 with a load of coal the Olive Branch was caught in a storm and capsized drowning all five of her crew members.  She was located in 1888 but efforts to raise her were abandoned.  



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