This Brigantine was built in 1853 at Lanoraie, Quebec and was listed as 155.61 tons and was 92.5 ft. x 20.1 ft. x 8.7 ft., carvel style with a square stern. Fleur Marie had become a considerable eyesore abandoned at the docks of Prescott and after a fire on board, she was sentenced to be scuttled in mid channel. She sits in 52 ft. of depth with a quick surface current and on a rock/sand bottom. Located south of the “Windmill” the site lies on the American side of the river east of Prescott, Ontario and Ogdensburg, New York. Though reported to be off the “Windmill” it was found upstream (west) from buoy 131B and downstream from the Prescott water front.

Dimensions: 100ft x 30ft 155.61 GT
Type of Wreck: 2 Masted Schooner
Location of Wreck: N44 42 986 W75 28 580
Place and Builder: Lanoraie PQ –
Year Built: 1853
Mooring

1854 – 140-ton topsail schooner.
1860 – Owned Smith & Kent, Kingston, ONT.
1862 – Repaired.
1863 – 180 ton brig; owned William Lang, Whitby, ONT.
1863 – May Damaged in collision with schooner IRIS at Oswego, Lake Ontario.
1863 – Jul 12 Aground Erie, PA, Lake Erie.
1866 – Repaired; owned Berghoff & Thevair, Whitby, ONT.
1866 – Nov Stranded near Saugeen, Lake Huron with wheat.
1867 – May Sprung leak, Lake Erie, grain laden.
1871 – 156 gross tons; owned William Savage, Montreal, QUE.

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