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Point Traverse

Type:     Shipwreck
Build:     1881
Location:     Point Traverse, Canada
Depth:     43 feet
Built:     1881
Sunk:     1921
Length:     218 feet
Access:     boat
Level:     Intermediate / Advanced
Orientation:     Upright

Found by Doug Harrison in 1990, the wreck includes large coils of rusting wire.

Atlasco Wooden propeller, 218''x33''x13''. Built in 1881 as a package freighter, she was later converted to a bulk freight barge. On August 17, 1921, she sank in about 43'' of water off the south shore of Pt. Traverse in a gale while downbound with a cargo of wire cable. All hands escaped safely in a lifeboat. View a ship''s wheel, rudder, winch, 4 anchors, coils of wire cable etc.

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