Prince Regent

by Shipwreck World


Year Built

1813

Year Sank

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Depth

25 ft (7.6 m)

Difficulty Level

Novice


Prince Regent

Wreck Location

Deamans Bay east of Fort Henry, Kingston, Ontario 

300 feet from shore opposite Cartright Point

Description

A British Warship launch in April 1814 carried 56 cannon.  Renamed HMS Kingston in Dec. 1814.  Involved in the War of 1812.   Sank in the bay and abandoned after years of inactivity.  



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anonymous by Andrew Abercrombie on 3/1/2011
Map was rated 1 stars by reviewer.
I would like to point out that there is not registered British Warship that is named the HMS Prince Regent with "58" guns, there is however one that was fitted with 56 cannon that was launched in 1814, April to be exact and was renamed HMS Kingston in Dec. 1814.
Thank you: Corrections made.

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