Site NameRobert L Fryer

  • Location:

    Welcome Islands near Thunder Bay Ontario / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

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  • Organization:

    SOS Superior

  • Record Date:

    December ,

  • Wreck Type:

    steamer

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    290'

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Superior

  • Depth min:

    0

  • Depth max:

    35

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  • Description:

    The Robert L Fryer was towed to the Welcome Islands and set ablaze on July 29th 1930. To the amusement of many, part of the island caught fire as well. The wreck breaks the surface and slopes to about 35'. The rudder, propeller and boiler area easily enjoyed. Novice level dive so beginners can enjoy exploring a wreck while they gain experience.

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