Alexandria

Site Name: 
Alexandria
Location: 
Scarborough Bluffs
Site ID: 
51
Organization: 
SOS Toronto
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Official Number: 
85768
Nation: 
Canada
Built Year: 
1866
Built Location: 
Montreal, Quebec
Built By: 
Auguste Cantin
Wreck Type: 
Steam, Passenger
Rig: 
Side wheel
Length: 
162
Beam: 
25
Draft: 
8
Tonnage: 
350
Description: 
Bound from Port Hope to Toronto on August 3, 1915 she grounded during severe weather and eventually broke up.
Sank Year: 
1915
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Ontario

Location

43° 43' 44.4612" N, 79° 12' 40.68" W
Depth min: 
12
Depth max: 
12
Current: 
0.5-1 Knot
Buoy Type: 
Conical
Line Type: 
Cable - coated
Line Size: 
1/4"
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cage & Rock
SOS Plaque: 
No
Notes: 
The Alexandria was picked over by locals. Boilers are exposed with intact lower hull structure.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Alexandria 04 11 2012 Not Buoyed The Alexandria is too close to shore (within rock-throwing distance) and presents too tempting a target to buoy.
Alexandria 04 11 2012 Not Buoyed The Alexandria is too close to shore (within rock-throwing distance) and presents too tempting a target to buoy.
Alexandria 28 07 2009 Damaged C9999

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