Tug Elsie K wreck debris

by Jim Kennard


Year Built

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Year Sank

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Depth

30 ft (9.1 m)

Difficulty Level

Novice-Intermediate


Tug Elsie K wreck debris

Wreck Location

A bearing of 355 True and 2.45 miles from the entrance of the Fishers Bay Yacht Club.

~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   43° 12' 42.66" N      Longitude:   -75° 59' 7.8612" W

Description

The debris field of the remains of the tug boat Elsie K.  It appears that the engine and other useable items where salvaged from this vessel. The Elsie K was dynamited by the Army Corps of Engineers to prevent it from being a hazard to navigation.  Found by Tim Downing some years ago with side scan sonar.


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