Robert Gaskin, Bow Mooring

Site Name: 
Robert Gaskin
Location: 
Brockville, Ontario
Site ID: 
2
Organization: 
SOS Thousand Islands
Record Date: 
July 19, 2002
Nation: 
Canada
Built Year: 
1863
Built Location: 
Kingston, Ontario
Built By: 
George Thurston
Wreck Type: 
Barkentine
Rig: 
3 masted
Length: 
132
Beam: 
28
Draft: 
11
Tonnage: 
370
Description: 
In the final moments, she was helping to raise the car ferry William Armstrong when a pontoon used to lift the sunk vessel came loose and made a large hole at the turn of the bilge in the Robert Gaskin. Gaskin sank 3 times before they gave up recovery.
Sank Year: 
1889
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Saint Lawrence

Location

44° 35' 21.48" N, 75° 40' 37.4988" W
Depth min: 
55
Depth max: 
75
Current: 
1-2 Knots
Buoy Type: 
Spar - Plastic
Line Type: 
Nylon - twist
Line Size: 
1"
Line Length: 
100
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cage & Rock
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
~2000 lbs
SOS Plaque: 
Yes
Notes: 
One of the most popular dive sites in the 1000 Islands.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Robert Gaskin 05 12 2017 Swapped Replaced SOS spar buoy with white 5 gallon jug for the winter
Robert Gaskin 23 05 2014 Unknown This entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from 2010.
Robert Gaskin 03 05 2010 Deployed C660/09
Robert Gaskin 11 05 2009 Deployed TBD Has yellow flashing light (FL4S) and radar reflector
Robert Gaskin 23 07 2008 Swapped C1563/08 Buoy now has a Yellow Flashing light is a large SPAR with reflective tape. Cancelled NOTSHIP # C1486/08
Robert Gaskin 17 07 2008 Deployed C1486/08 Installed new Spar, light pending modifications.
Robert Gaskin 05 05 2008 Deployed C618/08

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