Site NameMille Roche Power House

  • Location:

    East of Cornwall, near Guidon Park / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    25

  • Organization:

    SOS Ottawa

  • Record Date:

    May 30,2003

  • Wreck Type:

  • Rig:

  • Length:

  • Hull Material:

    Other

  • Body of Water:

    Saint Lawrence

  • Depth min:

    35

  • Depth max:

    75

  • Current:

    1-2 Knots

  • Buoy Type:

    Conical

  • Line Type:

    Polypro - twist

  • Line Size:

    45

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cage & Rock

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    Line tied to iron work for gates.

  • Description:

    Town of Mille Roche was flooded for the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1958. Building torn down, but gates, generators, turbines, aquaducts all still intact. Penetration not recommended.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Mille Roche Power House05/06/2017DeployedC1182/17Deployed for 2017
Mille Roche Power House22/10/2015RemovedC2487/15Removed for the season. NOTSHIP to be updated once received.
Mille Roche Power House17/05/2015DeployedC749/15
Mille Roche Power House03/05/2015RemovedTemporary white buoy
Mille Roche Power House12/10/2014RemovedNOTSHIP C2614/14removed for 2014 season -replaced with temporary buoy

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