Loblaws Wreck

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This wooden hull sits off Ogdensburg’s waterfront at about a 52 ft. depth with a noticeable current. Lying with the current the vessel is about 130 ft. x24 ft. x 8 ft. with some decking remaining however no rudder or “bow spirit”. Sea & Sky Scuba Shop of Prescott and Save Our Shipwrecks try to keep the site buoyed. Visits to this wreck are by boat. It appears burnt to the water line however it sits about 8 ft. high on a firm clay/silt bottom.

This site is about halfway between the site of the Rothesay and the Canadian Coast Guard Station directly in front of the large brick chimney on the Ogdensburg shore and south of the downstream channel water line however it sits about 8 ft. high on a firm clay/silt bottom.

 Dive site description
 Object description
 Lake / river St. Lawrence River Official name n/a
 GPS Coordinates n/a Also known as n/a
 Access Boat Type Schooner
 Description Shipwreck Material Wood and steel
 Min. / max. depth 52 ft Propulsion Sail
 Visibility 10-15 ft Cargo n/a
 Current Strong Built by / at n/a
 Level Intermediate Built / lauch date n/a
 Thermocline No Sunk / flooded mid 1800s
 Bottom type Silt and clay Dimensions 130 ft x 24 ft x 8 ft
 Boat traffic n/a Position n/a
 Hazards n/a