Wolfe Islander II

Ontario,Canada

Wolfe Islander was built as a ferry by Coillingwood Shipbuilding Company in Ontario and was was launched in 1946. She was originally meant to be a gift to China, but this was cancelled before completment. She was renamed to Ottawa Maybrook and was converted to a combined car and passenger ferry. She served as a local car ferry on Lake Ontario as Wolfe Islander II for decades, before she was taken out of service in the early 1980's. She was deliberately scuttled as an artificial reef and dive attraction outside Kingston 21. September 1985. The wreck rest today standing on her keel as a classic Donald Duck wreck on a depth of 12 to 25 meter.


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Wolfe Islander II
Ottawa Maybrook, Wolfe Islander 164,0 x 42,0 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
404 grt
Ontario ( CA ) 1946
( CA )

N 44° 13' 54.9984" W 76° 25' 37.9992"
( Source: Shipwreck World )


Picture: Wolfe Islander
Courtesy of Hugh Hansard


Last updated: November 2016