Henry C. Daryaw

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This 219 ft. x 35 ft. x 13 ft. steel freighter built in France in 1919 suffered an unforgiving gash on her starboard side running over a shoal. The bow area has a number of items of interest to divers and many enjoy a visit up to the keel of the Daryawand do a “keel walk”. This area lets you view the gash in her bottom that sent her to her fate.

Located upstream from the Brockville “narrows”, the Daryaw rests upside down at a depth of 95 ft. with a very quick surface current. Divers are continually impressed with the large twin props and rudder that meet them as they descend the buoy line.

 Dive site description
 Object description
 Lake / river St. Lawrence River Official name Henry C. Daryaw
 GPS Coordinates N44 31.3400
W75 45.5000
 Also known as Daryaw
 Access Boat Type Freighter
 Description Shipwreck Material Steel
 Min. / max. depth 55-95 ft Propulsion Steam
 Visibility 20-40 ft Cargo n/a
 Current 2-3 knots Built by / at n/a
 Level Advanced Built / lauch date 1919
 Thermocline No Sunk / flooded November 21st, 1941
 Bottom type n/a Dimensions 219 ft x 35 ft x 13 ft
 Boat traffic n/a Position Upside down
 Hazards Darkness