Carrying mail and passengers from, The Swedish wooden barque ELLA, built in 1851, on voyage from, On a journey to Havre when she hit the Gibou rocks near Lihou Island west of, The 3 masted sailing barque, previously called. Chantry Island is a glacial moraine and consists of stone above the water and beneath extending a mile north and a mile south of the island. Used on the, The LSWR Channel Packet from Southampton, founders on Platte Boue rock on 16 February 1875, there were 92 survivors. [286], Guernseythrough the lens, including Alderney, Sark, Herm and Jethou: photographs taken before 1914 Victor Coysh, Carel Toms, 1978, List of islands of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, List of islands of the Bailiwick of Jersey, 81st Regiment of Foot (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers), National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck, "Channel Islands flooded after 'highest tide of the year, "Pub. The lighthouse was built in 1874 and its focal plane is 51 meters above sea level.The present tower was built in 1958 and marks the entrance to Barkley Sound.It is 10 metres tall. Struck the rocks under Hermitage Rock Battery in, The brig, ran aground on the board of the, The sloop was lost by hitting a rock N of Plateau des, Two funnels, two masts side paddle wheel propulsion and accommodation for 450–560 passengers. Crystal clear waters, shipwrecks, stunning scenery, numerous islands and the dramatic cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment create breathtaking combinations. She was on a voyage from, The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned off, The ship was wrecked and sank on the north coast of. CAVALIER A WRECK. Dune grass helps the area serve as part of the Appellation and Songbird Migration Routes. Note: Walking ashore is prohibited. Copyright © 2020 Marine Heritage Society  Site designed by Jennifer Cooper Design. The sailing ship was driven ashore at Bibette Head. It is about 40 kilometres (25 mi) long and is about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) across at its widest point. These combinations can be seen from any of the many boat tours that are offered in Bruce County. Lake : Huron The ship was wrecked on 8 December 1827. Not all the rescues undertaken from Chantry Island were successful, and few came with a price too. The light station tower is located in Lake Huron. The coaster was shelled and sunk, on 18 May 1917, in the English Channel 6 nautical miles (11 km) south of St. Martin's Point, During her first commercial trip from Nantes (region Pays de la Loire, France) to Rotterdam (Netherlands) loaded with iron ore, sank following a leak at N of, The railway steamship ran aground in fog on. Ten minutes after the vessel struck, she went down in 5 fathoms of water. This book tells the story of the Chantry Island Lighthouse in Southampton, Ontario, from construction in the late 1850s to the early 1980s.   Guernsey The same year, a heavy hearted Lambert passed on the lightkeeping at Chantry Island to the next generation. The island is surrounded by over 50 known shipwrecks, a testament to the rocky shoals and the deadly storms that make this area to be one of the most treacherous in the Great Lakes. Here, too, is the site of the former Long and Short Docks, built during Lake Huron's shipping heydey. Note: Walking ashore is prohibited. The list includes ships that sustained a damaged hull, which were later refloated and repaired. After the boat ride, we found a quaint restaurant called Armen’s and were very impressed by the food and the hospitality. A young Norwegian boy in 1850s England goes to work as a cabin boy and discovers some of his shipmates are actually pirates. the Captain (Hemmings) asked the pilot which passage he was going to take. It is approximately 19 hectares (47 acres) in size and is a migratory bird sanctuary. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to. Les Casquets or (The) Casquets (/kæsˈkɛts/ kas-KETS); is a group of rocks 13 km west of Alderney and are part of an underwater sandstone ridge. As an interesting postscript, one small vestige of Superb lived on after her boilers were salvaged and subsequently installed into one of her successors, another paddle steamer, the Rose, which took her name from Thomas Rose, the owner of the company. The island is surrounded by over 50 known shipwrecks, a testament to the rocky shoals and the deadly storms that make this area to be one of the most treacherous in the Great Lakes. • In Lake Huron, Chantry Island, two km offshore of Southampton, is a federal bird sanctuary that not only features a proliferation of birds but an historic lighthouse and the skeletons of three shipwrecks, discernible amidst the underwater remains of two docks.   Open sea. Sailing from Quebec to Hull, struck rocks 5 miles NW from Les Hanois, filled quickly with water but stayed afloat as it was carrying timber. Over 50 known shipwrecks surround Chantry Island and its imperial tower. Call: 519-797-5862 Toll Free: 1-866-797-5862 The paddle steamer Paris left St Malo 28 July 1863 with 24 passengers and 12 tons of cargo, chiefly butter and eggs. ... Bruce Peninsula to Tobermory, toured the Cultural and Interpretive Centre and took the boat cruise to Flower Pot Island, viewing the Georgian Bay shipwrecks. A schooner-brig from Jersey en route to Boston in ballast returning to Jersey struck les Hanois on 6 April 1862 in appalling weather conditions, eventually sinking near L'Ancresse. Chantry Island lighthouse is one of the most famous and beautiful tourist destinations present an hour away from Bruce County. Picture of the Day: Canary Islands Shipwreck Photograph by Wollex at the German language Wikipedia Seen here (taken 2 July 2004) is the shipwrecked American Star (formerly SS America) at Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands. The engines were stopped and set for astern. The crew and at least two passengers - one a little girl - were able to right her yawl and make it to shore somehow. On departing St Helier harbour, the passenger ferry and mailboat struck the Pignonet Rock, off Moilmont Point, The cargo liner suffered a failure of her propeller shaft off Start Point in the, The cargo ship, formerly a US mine sweeper, struck rocks off. Two are west of Chantry Island - the -one on the shoal , nearly a ¼ of a mile out , and the other quite close to the shore of the Island. The sailing vessel hit the Casquets rocks, several sailors managed to get ashore and sheltered in some huts. Only four officers and 103 ratings were saved. Mike Sterling (R) shows James Southard a map of the many shipwrecks surrounding Chantry Island The tour was captained by Rick Smith with crew Rob Campbell and guide Mike Sterling. Jones, Pacific, Schooner Wanderer, D. McLeod, and Schooner Ontario. It is thought to be a Roman cargo vessel and was probably at anchor or grounded when the fire broke out. She was on a voyage from. Southampton is known for its beautiful and unspoiled sandy beach. The coaster foundered in heavy weather 15 nautical miles (28 km) off, The 5,179-ton ship struck the Grunes de L’Ouest rocks off, The tanker was carrying fresh water en route to. Mike Sterling (R) shows James Southard a map of the many shipwrecks surrounding Chantry Island The tour was captained by Rick Smith with crew Rob Campbell and guide Mike Sterling. The Chantry Island Lighthouse, officially known as Chantry Island Lightstation Tower, is a lightstation on Chantry Island, off the coast of Southampton, Ontario in Lake Huron.It was constructed in the years 1855 through to 1859, by John Brown of Thorold, Ontario, under the authority of the Province of Canada and is recognized as one of the six Imperial Towers. She was on a voyage from, The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the north coast of. Shipwrecks dot the lakebed in the clear waters off the coast of Southampton. Email: chantryisland@bmts.com ⚓ Phone: 519-797-5862 ⚓ Toll-free:1-866-797-5862 ⚓ Address: 86 Saugeen St., Southampton, Ontario, Canada N0H 2L0 She was on a voyage from, The ship struck rocks 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) on 20 July 1826 and foundered. The ship struck rocks off St Peter Port harbour, The ship was wrecked on the north coast of, The ship was wrecked on 2 February 1826, all on board were rescued. Other parts which emerge above the water are the islets of Burhou and Ortac. Local residents Dunc McCallum, Ken Rothenberg, John Rigby and Mike Sterling take a look. Spanning from Point Clark in the south, to Tobermory in the north, the Bruce Coast Lighthouse Tour features 15 distinctive lighthouse and marine heritage sites along the shores of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.Lake Huron and Georgian has an enormous amount of shipwrecks. The crew and at least two passengers - one a little girl - were able to right her yawl and make it to shore somehow. Two are west of Chantry Island - the -one on the shoal , nearly a ¼ of a mile out , and the other quite close to the shore of the Island. At the age of four I would stand on the beach at Southampton, Ontario gazing across the water at the lighthouse on Chantry Island. She was under charge of a Jersey pilot of considerable experience named De La Cour, the day was beautiful and the sea was as smooth as a mill pond. The cargo ship, requisitioned by the French, then under German command, carrying a cargo of 250 lb bombs, was wrecked on Grune aux Dardes, The M-class minesweeper was bombed and sunk between, The M-class minesweeper was sunk after being attacked off Cap de la Hague, by British motor torpedo boats, HMS, The M-class minesweeper was sunk after being attacked by is sunk after being attacked by, The minesweeper was sunk on night of 7/8 July in the English Channel off the, Armed Trawler carrying ammunition was sunk by, The British motor-schooner, built in 1915, on voyage from, The coaster en route from Littlehampton to. Email chantryisland@bmts.comPhone 519-797-5862Toll-free 1-866-797-5862, Address86 Saugeen St., SouthamptonOntario, Canada N0H 2L0. A Royal Navy A-class submarine, lost with all hands on 17 April 1951, on a training exercise 7.5 miles NW Alderney. Chantry Island lies just over a mile southwest of the mouth of the Saugeen River at Southampton. Little vegetation grows on them. : C90780 Type at loss : steam yacht and cargo vessel, wood Build info : 1888, W. Lane, Walkerville, Ont. ", "Captain Destouches and the wreck of the Fanny 1825", "The Survivors of the Crew and Passengers of the Cutter Experiment", "Philip John Ouless (British, 1817–1885)", "Dictionnaire des naufrages dans la Manche", "From The Ladies' Companion and Monthly Magazine, 1868", "Wreck Report for 'Caledonia', 1881 document", "Wreck Report for 'Brighton', 1887 document", "glass negative of the wreck of the 'Dunsinane, http://www.thisisguernsey.com/2006/08/07/a-story-of-survival/, "British Merchant Ships Lost to Enemy Action Part 1 of 3 – Years 1914, 1915, 1916 in date order", "BRITISH MERCHANT SHIPS LOST to ENEMY ACTION Part 2 of 3 – January-August 1917 in date order", http://channel-packets.com/ship/lswr/princess_ena, "23rd OF OCTOBER 1943: THE SINKING OF HMS CHARYBDIS AND HMS LIMBOURNE", "V-209 (Dr. Rudolf Wahrendorff PG-383) [+1944]", "MV Constantia S. (Forward Part) [+1967]", "Shipwreck of the Constantia S at Casquets Lighthouse", "SMIT Salvage awarded LOF contract for the grounded Vermont Borg", "Wagenborg 'Vermontborg' Shipwreck in Guernsey 3/1/03", "Snagging of dredges, capsize and sinking of stern trawler Guyona while rigged as scallop dredger", Guernsey Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre, Policy and Resources Committee of Guernsey, Channel Islands Occupation Society (CIOS), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_shipwrecks_in_the_Channel_Islands&oldid=994494598, Lists of shipwrecks of the United Kingdom, Transport disasters in the Channel Islands, Articles with dead external links from May 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles with dead external links from January 2018, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Chantry Island lies just over a mile southwest of the mouth of the Saugeen River at Southampton. She was on a voyage from. She made for shelter behind Chantry Island, but capsized when about two miles out. Les Écréhous NE of Jersey consists of two reefs which form an extensive shoal area 7 miles (11 km) long and 2.3 miles (3.7 km) wide.[3]. The Bailiwick of Jersey comprises the island of Jersey and a number of smaller islets and rocks, most of which are covered at high tide. The coaster carrying wines and spirits struck a rock, tried to beach on Vazon Bay, This 1916 ship was towing a barge on a convoy from. [5], .mw-parser-output .legend{page-break-inside:avoid;break-inside:avoid-column}.mw-parser-output .legend-color{display:inline-block;min-width:1.25em;height:1.25em;line-height:1.25;margin:1px 0;text-align:center;border:1px solid black;background-color:transparent;color:black}.mw-parser-output .legend-text{}  Jersey The list of shipwrecks in the Channel Islands lists some of the ships that wrecked on or sank in the waters of the Bailiwick of Guernsey and the Bailiwick of Jersey. Physical Description: 60 p. ; 22 x 20 cm ISBN: 0-919783-45-7 Subjects The list includes ships that sustained a damaged hull, which were later refloated and repaired. This is a testament to the rocky shoals and deadly storms that make this area one of the most treacherous in the Great Lakes. This is the second book in the Cold Case Kids Mystery series, the follow up to the hit Ghoul’s Gold – The Mystery of the Chantry Island Treasure. Alderney has the Alderney Race, which can run up to about twelve knots during equinoctial tides. Call: 519-797-5862 Toll Free: 1-866-797-5862 . The ship struck a rock "half a musket shot" off, Shipwreck of new cutter of 12 guns 'Sprightly' capsized with loss of life, (Lt William Hills) off. It was then the captain ordered the lifeboats to be lowered. Sailed from Brixham to fishing grounds south of Little, This page was last edited on 16 December 2020, at 00:32. The cargo ship, under German command, carrying sacks of cement and iron girders and 284 troops returning from leave, sank on 5 January 1943, after hitting a reef a mile off Portelet Bay, The freighter, formerly the Guernsey ship, The 300-ton patrol boat ex trawler "Henny Fricke" built in 1924, was lost after it ran aground on. The crew, confessing to be pirates, were imprisoned in. Chantry Island was first lit on April 1, 1859. Foundered at Chantry Island, Southampton, Lake Huron. She turned over and sank by the stern. Low lake levels and a spring ice scour uncovered about a dozen ship frame tips. Southampton's icon, the Chantry Island lighthouse, sits majestically across from this beach. The cargo ship was wrecked at the entrance to St. Sampson's, on the Roustel Rock, The cargo ship ran aground on the Clougne Rock, on the south east coast of. These combined with the numerous smaller islands, offshore reefs, and isolated rocks extending up to 13 miles (21 km) from the main islands, as well as the Islands' location close to the English Channel shipping channels, has resulted in thousands of shipwrecks over the centuries. Vessel Name Vessel Type Wreck Type Notes $$ Lost Month Year Lake / River ... Chantry Island, Saginaw Bay: Michigan: United States: 10: City Of Fremont: Propeller: Damaged: Vessel damage her wheel. 191 Sailing Directions (Enroute) English Channel", "An Elizabethan shipwreck off the Island of Alderney", "From the Weekly Journal; Or, Saturday's Post, London Jan.6", "From the St Jame's Evening Post, London Jan.18", "HMS "Victory" – The Alderney Maritime Trust's Position", "1777 GOLD GUINEA IN EF CONDITION FROM HMS SPRIGHTLY SHIPWRECK", "Losses from the East India Company's ships (1763 – 1815)", "Who else was in the bay on 9 November 1800? Directed by Nils Gaup. Chantry Island and Imperial lighthouse. Chantry Island is named after British sculptor Sir Francis Chantry. Lighthouses. The German motor schooner, carrying a cargo of potatoes, was sunk by Whirlwind fighter bombers on 27 April 1943. This 1.03 meter long 90 kg, iron swivel cannon was found beside the keelson in 2002 and restored by the Canadian Conservation Institute, Lightkeeper’s Cottage and Lighthouse Restoration. SHIPWRECKS ON THE CANADIAN SHORE OF LAKE HURON (communicated to the GLOBE) Several American vessels were out in the gale of Wednesday and Thursday last, are ashore on this coast. Jersey experiences some of the largest tidal ranges in the world, up to 12 metres;[2] Guernsey has slightly less dramatic tides. The transport ship was wrecked on 9 February 1801. Vessel Name Vessel Type Wreck Type Notes $$ Lost Month Year Lake / River ... Chantry Island, Saginaw Bay: Michigan: United States: 10: City Of Fremont: Propeller: Damaged: Vessel damage her wheel. The British wooden schooner AGENORIA, on voyage from St. Sampson, The cargo ship was sunk in the English Channel 16 nautical miles (30 km) north east of the, The schooner was scuttled in the English Channel 15 nautical miles (28 km) north of, The coaster was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 7 nautical miles (13 km) north of the, The cargo ship was sunk on 29 November 1916 in the English Channel 10 nautical miles (19 km) west south west of, The coaster was sunk in the English Channel 6 nautical miles (11 km) north of, The barque was scuttled on 1 May 1917 in the English Channel 8 nautical miles (15 km) north of the, The coaster was sunk after hitting a mine in the English Channel 6 nautical miles (11 km) north of. The schooner drifted into shoal water and broke up. ... Bruce Peninsula to Tobermory, toured the Cultural and Interpretive Centre and took the boat cruise to Flower Pot Island, viewing the Georgian Bay shipwrecks. ... from Shipwrecks of the Saugeen by Patric Folkes Search → What's New → Details Search. The Sellette or the middle passage. A log of shipwrecks & maritime accidents around the world. Captain Hall – 1869 Captain Hall – 1869. . All fourteen people on board were rescued. There are at least 700 identified shipwrecks and another 100 unidentified, in Bailiwick of Guernsey waters alone.[1]:105–128. Shortly before 9am the steamer was observed just off Elizabeth Castle which, with the hermitage forms an outwork of rock a short distance from the entrance to Victoria Harbour, Jersey. One of the earliest steamships operating in the waters around the Channel Islands, the Superb was owned by the Jersey Steam Packet Company of St. Helier which ran her on their scheduled Jersey to St. Malo [and Granville] mail and passenger service.[121][122]. The cargo ship was wrecked Litaquerel Point, Bouley Bay, The passenger ferry ran aground in fog off, The coaster struck a rock and sank 0.5 nm off, The cargo ship struck a rock and sank off, The passenger ferry caught fire and sank 10 nautical miles (19 km) south of. Thirty officers, including the Captain and 432 ratings were killed. History. The lighthouse stands 86 feet above water level and was first lit on April 1st, 1859. Chantry Island is named after British sculptor Sir Francis Chantry. Lake Erie lies to the south of Long Point, and Long Point Bay lies on the north side comprise. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The list of shipwrecks in the Channel Islands lists some of the ships that wrecked on or sank in the waters of the Bailiwick of Guernsey and the Bailiwick of Jersey. En route from St Malo for Newfoundland destined for Cod the Sailing vessel had a crew of 7 and 90 male passengers. 20-gun sixth rate launched in 1711 and wrecked in 1721. Local residents Dunc McCallum, Ken Rothenberg, John Rigby and Mike Sterling take a look. The cargo ship ran aground in Saints Bay. Detail : She was bound Owen Sound for Detroit when she was hit by heavy weather. The Charybdis was struck on port side by a torpedo, followed about five minutes later by another. The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at while on a voyage from, Her crew were rescued. Crystal clear waters, shipwrecks, stunning scenery, numerous islands and the dramatic cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment create breathtaking combinations. Owing to a number of tricky shoals off the harbour of Southampton and Chantry Island, and the increasing numbers of shipwrecks contributed to these, a need to build a harbour of refuge was felt. Dune grass helps the area serve as part of the Appellation and Songbird Migration Routes. The ship was wrecked with the loss of all hands. The wooden Long Dock once connected Chantry Island to the shore, with a gap allowing boats to travel through. Her crew were rescued. The beach stretches for kilometres and is home to rare dune grass. SS America was an ocean liner built in 1940 and designed by the noted naval architect William Francis Gibbs. Formerly called Mount Hebron, she foundered 6 nm NW of the, The Dundee class yacht, en route from Saint-Cast-Le-Guildo (Brittany, France) to, Ran aground on the rocks Barsier, west of, The iron four-masted sailing ship, the largest in the world at the time, was en route from, The two masted ship, carrying granite, set sail at 7pm and ran into strong tides, forcing it onto the Black Rock outside St Sampsons' harbour, The ship struck Les Anons a rock south of, Ran aground in thick fog and was wrecked on Long Pierre Rock off, The cargo schonner that foundered on 15 November 1908 on the, The cargo ship was on a voyage from N. Shields to, A British cargo steamer of 1,466 grt built in 1907 by, The Russian wooden brigantine, on voyage from, The British steel cargo ship WEAR, built in 1905 by Austin S. P. & Son Ltd. and owned at the time of her loss by Witherington & Everett SS Co., on voyage from, Carrying a cargo of coal, she ran aground in dense fog on Les Boufresses reef just north of Île de Raz, The Norwegian cargo ship was on a voyage from, The British iron cargo ship, on voyage from. No casualties. The Paris was valued at £7000 and was not insured. Description. Visibility was poor and the vessels ran into the enemy light force of the German 4th TB Flotilla which managed to avoid their fire and to discharge a salvo of torpedoes with disastrous effect. St Peter Port harbor. The ship was wrecked at Rocquaine, on the west coast of, The ship was wrecked on the west coast of, The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on, The ship struck rocks on 14 September 1819 and sank. 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