Site NameOlive Branch

  • Location:

    Near Point Traverse, Lake Ontario / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    21

  • Organization:

    Preserve Our Wrecks

  • Record Date:

    May 23,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Schooner

  • Rig:

    2 masted

  • Length:

    92

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Ontario

  • Depth min:

    95

  • Depth max:

    95

  • Current:

    No Current

  • Buoy Type:

    Conical

  • Line Type:

    Polypro - twist

  • Line Size:

    47

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    Wreck is intact with most of the equipment on board.

  • Description:

    Carrying a load of coal, the Olive Branch foundered in a storm on September 1880

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