Site NameMuscallonge (stern)

  • Location:

    3 Miles E of Brockville / N44°36'14" W75°39'10"

  • Site ID:

  • Organization:

    SOS Thousand Islands

  • Record Date:

    July 19,2008

  • Wreck Type:

    Tugboat

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    128'

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Saint Lawrence

  • Depth min:

    60'

  • Depth max:

    95'

  • Current:

    1-2 Knots

  • Buoy Type:

    Spar

  • Line Type:

    Nylon - twist

  • Line Size:

    45

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

    Yes

  • Notes:

  • 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.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Muscallonge (stern)12/11/2021SwappedNW-C-2072-21SPAR buoy have been replaced by a winter plastic jug.
Muscallonge (stern)14/08/2021DeployedRegular SPAR buoy is back at the surface for summer season.
Muscallonge (stern)22/07/2021RemovedPlastic winter jug is gone, mooring line is lying at the bottom, need to retrieve it and attach the SPAR buoy to it.
Muscallonge (stern)16/11/2020SwappedSPAR buoy as been remove for winter and was replaced by a plastic jug. SPAR buoy will be back in place early spring like usual.
Muscallonge (stern)29/06/2020DeployedC-0972-20

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