Oliver Mowat

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105 ft (32 m)

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Oliver Mowat

Wreck Location

Southeast of False Duck Island in 105 feet of water
~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   43° 55' 40.0008" N      Longitude:   -76° 44' 4.9992" W


The three masted schooner Oliver Mowat was built in 1873 at Mill Haven, Ontario.   She was 116 feet in length.  In September of 1921 the Oliver Mowat was struck midship by the steel freighter Keywest.  Three of the five crew were lost.   The masts were a hazard to navigation and were removed by a dynamite explosion.


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