Between timber Island and the Duck Islands in the shallows of Gull Shoal
~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude: 43° 56' 13.9992" N Longitude: -76° 50' 3.9984" W
The Banshee is a wooden propeller steamboat. She was on route from Port Stanley (Lake Erie) to Montreal with a cargo of 6000 bushels of weat, 250 barrels of flour, and 300 kegs of butterr. The Banshee ran into a terrific strom on August 21, 1861 and lost the use of her engine. She drifted into shallow water and was stranded. All of the crew except one were saved.