Site NameRobert Gaskin, Bow Mooring

  • Location:

    Brockville, Ontario / N44°35'21.48" W75°40'37.4988"

  • Site ID:


  • Organization:

    SOS Thousand Islands

  • Record Date:

    July 19,2002

  • Wreck Type:


  • Rig:

    3 masted

  • Length:


  • Hull Material:


  • Body of Water:

    Saint Lawrence

  • Depth min:


  • Depth max:


  • Current:

    1-2 Knots

  • Buoy Type:

    Spar - Plastic

  • Line Type:

    Nylon - twist

  • Line Size:


  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cage & Rock

  • SOS Plaque:


  • Notes:

    One of the most popular dive sites in the 1000 Islands.

  • 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 made a large hole at the turn of the bilge in the Robert Gaskin. Gaskin sank 3 times before they gave up recovery.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Robert Gaskin, Bow Mooring16/11/2020SwappedSPAR buoy as been remove for winter and was replaced by a plastic jug. SPAR buoy will be back in place early spring like usual.
Robert Gaskin, Bow Mooring29/06/2020DeployedC-0971-20
Robert Gaskin, Bow Mooring08/12/2019CheckedNW-C-2932-19
Robert Gaskin, Bow Mooring08/12/2019SwappedSPAR buoy removed and replaced by a plastic jug for winter.
Robert Gaskin, Bow Mooring01/06/2019DeployedSPAR buoy with light deployed.

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