Muscallonge

Site Name: 
Muscallonge
Location: 
3 Miles E of Brockville
Site ID: 
8
Organization: 
SOS Thousand Islands
Record Date: 
July 19, 2002
Official Number: 
133752
Nation: 
Canada
Built Year: 
1896
Built Location: 
Port Huron, MI
Built By: 
Jenks Shipbuilding
Wreck Type: 
Tugboat
Length: 
128
Beam: 
25
Draft: 
12
Tonnage: 
372
Description: 
On August 15, 1936 while towing a barge to Toronto, the Muscallonge caught fire near Brockville. Realizing the situation was critical, the captain ran the ship ashore where it broke in two and sank.
Sank Year: 
1936
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Saint Lawrence

Location

44° 36' 17.3988" N, 75° 39' 11.4588" W
Depth min: 
60
Depth max: 
95
Current: 
1-2 Knots
Buoy Type: 
Conical
Line Type: 
Nylon - twist
Line Size: 
3/4"
Line Length: 
120
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cement - Large
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
2000
SOS Plaque: 
Yes
Notes: 
Two blocks at this site, but only one SOS buoy as per CCG. The stern section is well off site in the shipping channel.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Muscallonge 23 05 2014 Unknown This entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.
Muscallonge 03 05 2010 Deployed C6610/09
Muscallonge 12 05 2009 Deployed TBD
Muscallonge 25 05 2008 Missing Discovered missing, If found, please return.
Muscallonge 05 05 2008 Deployed C617/08
Muscallonge 12 12 1978 Swapped edit-field-buoy-comment-0-value
Muscallonge 12 12 1978 Deployed edit-field-buoy-comment-0-value
Muscallonge 12 12 1978 Storage edit-field-buoy-comment-0-value

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