Amherst Island, Ontario
Dive site characteristics
From the wharf, the boat goes South. Watch for a buoy (plastic container black or red) which mark the location of the wreck.
The boat can be tight to the buoy. The law obliges you the fly the dive flag .
Note: directions are accurate as possible. It is recommended to go with someone who knows the site.
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|1||75′||Glendora||Located West of Amherst Island.|
|2||Londonderry||Dredge wrecked in 1969 at Upper Gap near Amherst Island. The ship was named Québec until 1929. This is a technical dive.|
|3||Hilda of Montreal||Wrecked at Upper Gap near Amherst Island. This is a technical dive.|
|4||75-80′||William Jimieson||Off the North shore of Amherst Island, West of Emerald.Approximately 1/4 mile (0.3km) West of the North end of Barry Point at Amherst Island.|
|5||0-120′||Nicholsons Point||From shore of Nicholsons Point near road 2. This is a public park, so be polite to the neighbours and enjoy.|
|8||90′||Simla||Shipwreck located East of Amherst Island.|
|9||75′||Cornwall||Sidewheel steamer located East of Amherst Island.|
|10||75′||Titanic||Wreck marked with buoy East of Amherst Island.|
|11||78′||Mapleglen||Located East of Amherst Island.|
|C||60′||Monkey Wrench||Wrecked in the Amherst Island graveyard near MapleGleen.|
|12||90′||Comet||Sidewheel steamer located at 2 miles off Nine Mile Point, Simcoe Island.|
|13||70′||Varuna||Small passengers steam boat located East of Amherst Island.|
|14||70-85′||George A. Marsh||Three-masted schooner located at 3 miles off Nine Mile Point, Simcoe Island.|
|15||90-105′||City of Sheyboygan||Southwest of Amherst Island near Nut Island, West of Kingston.|
|16||60′||Queen Mary||Near Amherst Island.|
From highway 401, watch and take one of the exits 617 up to 619 leading to Kingston.
|Northern Tech Diver||4052, Bath Rd
|613 634-8135||dive shop, rentals, air & charter|
|Big Jims’ Dive Charters||4, Bishop St.,
|Archives and Collections Society||2, Gladstone Ave,
|613 476-1177||maritime history and conservation|
|Mariners Park Museum||Road 10 & 13 junction,
|Maritime Museum of the Great Lakes||55 Ontario St,
|613 542-2261||maritime museum|