Type of Wreck: Steamer
Location of Wreck: N 44’08.558 W 76’38.027
Following the line down into the gloom – remember this was before zebra mussels – they found the anchor snagged on a large wooden steamer hull. At the stern was a rudder and an eight to
The next step would be to try and figure out what it might be. In the meantime, it needed a name to differentiate it from the other hulks in the graveyard. Lloyd had an idea. In the book “Canvas and Steam On Quinte Waters” it was stated: “According to records of 1887, the sloop Glendora was lost on Lake Ontario, 2 ½ miles southwest of Amherst Island, with $60,000 in gold and silver
They both agreed that this was a great idea, chuckling to themselves as they imagined the result. Local divers would be all ears when they started hearing rumors that the treasure ship Glendora had finally been found.