Robert Gaskin

Site Name: 
Robert Gaskin
Location: 
Brockville, Onatrio
Site ID: 
2
Organization: 
SOS Thousand Islands
Record Date: 
July 19, 2002
Nation: 
Canada
Built Year: 
1863
Built Location: 
Kingston, Ontario
Wreck Type: 
Barque
Rig: 
3 masted
Length: 
132
Beam: 
28
Draft: 
11
Description: 
In the final moments, she was helping to raise the car ferry William Armstrong when a pontoon used to lift the sunk vessel came loose and make a large hole at the turn of the bilge in the Robert Gaskin. Gaskin sank 3 times before they gave up recovery.
Sank Year: 
1889
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Saint Lawrence

Location

44° 35' 21.48" N, 75° 40' 37.4988" W
Depth min: 
55
Depth max: 
75
Current: 
1-2 Knots
Buoy Type: 
Conical w/Lite
Line Type: 
Nylon - twist
Line Size: 
3/4"
Line Length: 
100
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cage & Rock
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
500
SOS Plaque: 
Yes
Notes: 
One of the most popular dive sites in the 1000 Islands.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Robert Gaskin 23 05 2014 Unknown This entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from 2010.
Robert Gaskin 03 05 2010 Deployed C660/09
Robert Gaskin 11 05 2009 Deployed TBD Has yellow flashing light (FL4S) and radar reflector
Robert Gaskin 23 07 2008 Swapped C1563/08 Buoy now has a Yellow Flashing light is a large SPAR with reflective tape. Cancelled NOTSHIP # C1486/08
Robert Gaskin 17 07 2008 Deployed C1486/08 Installed new Spar, light pending modifications.
Robert Gaskin 05 05 2008 Deployed C618/08

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