Wee Hawk (Kitty Hawk)

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The Wee Hawk was mistakenly called the Kitty Hawk and is not an attractive dive site, and penetration should not be practiced without considerable training and experience. The silt inside churns up very easily and visibility is very poor. Diver access into the water is at the closed lock gate just east of the wreck. Near lock 28, this site has become a great picnic area and has many attributes dive training sites need.

This wreck is accessed off Highway #2 just 1/2 mile west of Cardinal, Ontario. This hull sits just west of lock 28 just upstream 1/4 mile from the Conestoga.

 Dive site description
 Object description
 Lake / river  St. Lawrence River  Official name  Wee Hawk
 GPS Coordinates  n/a  Also known as  Kitty Hawk
 Access  Shore  Type  Barge
 Description  Shipwreck  Material  Wood and steel
 Min. / max. depth  22 ft  Propulsion  Steam
 Visibility  10-15 ft  Cargo  n/a
 Current  n/a  Built by / at  n/a
 Level  Novice  Built / lauch date  n/a
 Thermocline  No  Sunk / flooded  1950s
 Bottom type  Silt  Dimensions  50 ft
 Boat traffic  n/a  Position  n/a
 Hazards  n/a