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A wooden propeller barge with a 765 ton displacement and was 186 ft. x 33 ft. Built in 1868 Arizona caught fire December 4, 1922 and without adequate water hose protection was towed 1.5 miles upstream where her sea cocks were opened and she sank into 25 ft. of water.

She is located southwest of the ferry landing on the south shore of Wolfe Island near the red buoy.

 Dive site description
 Object description
 Lake / river Lake Ontario Official name Arizona
 GPS Coordinates N44 06.5500
W76 24.4000
 Also known as –
 Access Boat Type Barge
 Description Shipwreck Material Wood
 Min. / max. depth 25 ft Propulsion Propeller
 Visibility n/a Cargo n/a
 Current n/a Built by / at n/a
 Level Novice Built / lauch date 1868
 Thermocline No Sunk / flooded December 4th, 1922
 Bottom type n/a Dimensions 186 ft x 33 ft
 Boat traffic n/a Position n/a
 Hazards n/a