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Tug caught fire and burned 57' x 15' x 7'  more »
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Steel freighter - collided wih steel steamer Phillip Minch and sank.  more »
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Wooden steamer caugt fire and sank  more »
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Wooden freighter carrying cargo of coal. Aground on Long Point where ship caught fire and burned to a total loss. Size: 272' x 41' x22'  more »
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Unknown two masted schooner - appears to have burned Length: 75'  more »
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Wooden steamer caught fire and filled with water in a storm and then foundered. Size: 134' x 26' x 11'  more »
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Wooden steamer carrying a cargo of grain caught fire in the coalbunker and spread throughout the entire ship. Size: 243' x 40' x 19':  more »
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Sometime after midnight on November 13, 1965, smoke began appearing within the engine room of Yarmouth Castle. The engine room personnel notified the bridge. A senior crewmember began frantically running through the ship looking for the origin of the...  more »
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One hull fragement, approx 10' x 30'. High potential for more of the ship to be located nearby  more »
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The Phoenix was built in 1815 and was the second side-wheel steamer on Lake Champlain. She measured 146’ in length by 27’ wide and weighed 336 tons. The ship was on the Whitehall to St.Johns run on September 5, 1819 when, in the early morning...  more »
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Two masted wooden schooner, Clara White, caught fire and burned to the water line and sank near Brockville, Ontario.  more »
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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...  more »
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The Conestoga was built in Cleveland, Ohio in 1878.   The 253 foot freighter had an estimated 30,000 bushels of wheat on board when she caught fire and sank just outside Lock 28 on the Galop Canal. No lives lost.  Parts of the Conestoga have been salvaged  more »
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The Fred Mercur was a wooden propeller that was built in Buffalo, NY in 1882. In July of 1925 she caught fire and burned to a total loss. The crew was saved. The wreck is located about 5 km upstream (west) of Stanley Island, and is on the north side of...  more »
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The schooner Julia burned at Wolfe Island on February 25, 1895.  more »
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A double-ender sailing yacht The Dauntless had been salvaged by Clayton shipbuilders in the early 1900's. The engine and metal work were removed. Then the ship was set on fire and drifted down river until she sank.  more »
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A two masted sailing yacht about 40 feet in length. The Raymond burned to the waterline and sank  more »
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The wooden steamer Arizona was built in Cleveland in 1868. She had a length of 201 feet and beam of 32 1/2 feet. In December 1922 the Arizona caught fire at Cape Vincent. She was towed up river for 1 1/2 miles and then scuttled. Later the ship remains...  more »
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The Sir Robert Peel was a side wheel passenger steamer built at Brockville, Ontario in 1837. While tied up to the dock in 1838 a raiding party dress up as indians captured her, robbed the passengers, and then set the ship on fire. She sank downstream from...  more »
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The Islander was built in Rochester, NY in 1871. She was utilized as both an excursion boat and a mail carrier. In 1909 the Islander burned at the dock. She is 125 feet in length. This is a great 1st wreck dive as you can enter the water from shore and...  more »
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The174 ft paddlewheel steamer Ocean Wave was built in Montreal in 1852. She was heading for Toronto when she caught fire, burned, and sank with a great loss of life. The wreck is upside down.  more »
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Built by Wessera W Power & Co. of Kingston Ontario and hailed as one of the finest boats in the inland seas. The China only plied the water ways for six months before burning 12 miles west of Kingston in October 1872. There is not much left of the...  more »
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Caught fire off of Grassy Point  more »
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schooner set fire as a specticle  more »
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Caught fire at Sunnyside Park in "Toronto and sank in 60 feet of water.  more »
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