Ontario

Location: 
east end of Battle Island
Organization: 
SOS Superior
Built Location: 
Chatham Ontario
Wreck Type: 
steamer
Length: 
181'
Beam: 
35'
Draft: 
12'2"
Description: 
Ontario was build in 1874 and came to its demise on August 10th 1899 when she smashed into rocks in the shallows off Battle Island. Carrying a load of coal, this wreck is broken up and scattered on a rock and sand bottom. One of her boilers sits on shore, the other is close in 10' of water. The boiler is an excellent landmark to find the wreck. No lives were lost
Sank Year: 
1899
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Superior

Location

48° 45' 11.9988" N, 87° 31' 59.4012" W
Depth min: 
10
Depth max: 
40
Notes: 
novice level dive

Location

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