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The Alberta (1888 - 1899)

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Ship Type: Paddlewheeled Tug
Lifespan: Built 1888, Sunk 1899
Length: 65ft
Depths: 100ft
Location: Bay of Quinte,Canada
GPS: W76.53.054 N44.05.822

Launched as the "ALBERTA" at Desronto in 1888, this small tug was one of the only tug boats built with a centerwheel paddle.
Lying only about 100m off shore she quietly lay upside down known to only a few, until in August 2000 Harold Vandeburg, Dan Mackay and Tom Rutledge looked up her coordinates and relocated her.

Center Paddlewheel


Under the Stern

Inside Shot

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