Conestoga

Site Name: 
Conestoga
Location: 
Cardinal, Ontario
Site ID: 
23
Organization: 
SOS Ottawa
Record Date: 
May 29, 2003
Official Number: 
140998
Nation: 
Canada
Built Year: 
1878
Built Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio
Built By: 
Thomas Quayle and Sons
Wreck Type: 
steam propeller
Length: 
253
Beam: 
36
Draft: 
16
Description: 
Caught fire while moving through Lock 28. Burned to the waterline and sank just down stream from the lock. At intersection Hwy 2 & 22 Follow 22 S to Legion, turn right, follow gravel road along causeway to site.
Hull Material: 
Metal clad Wood
Body of Water: 
Saint Lawrence

Location

44° 46' 45.0012" N, 75° 23' 34.8" W
Depth min: 
4
Depth max: 
30
Current: 
0.5-1 Knot
Buoy Type: 
Conical
Line Type: 
Nylon - twist
Line Size: 
3/4"
Line Length: 
60
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cage & Rock
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
2000
SOS Plaque: 
Yes
Notes: 
Original No 125669, then rebuilt. Shore access. Many pieces of machinery present including very large broken propeller blade, steeple steam engine (partly above water), large rudder on bottom behind wreck.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Conestoga 06 11 2014 Removed removed for winter season
Conestoga 23 05 2014 Unknown This entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.
Conestoga 25 05 2013 Deployed C715/13
Conestoga 25 05 2013 Deployed C715/13
Conestoga 19 10 2012 Removed C2104/12
Conestoga 23 04 2012 Deployed C454-12
Conestoga 22 10 2011 Removed Removed for the 2011 season
Conestoga 28 06 2011 Deployed C1303-11
Conestoga 10 06 2010 Deployed C969/10
Conestoga 01 11 2009 Removed TBD Cancels C1504/09

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