April 27 1897, the tug under Captain Boyd had several barges under tow in the American channel near Thousand Islands Park. She was caught in a storm losing 2 barges at Johnston's light opposite the park. With four barges left the Walker headed for Grenadier Island where the Captain of the Kingshorn reported his craft leaking badly. She headed for Rockport with the injured barge however lost her 1/2 mile from Rockport in 90' of water. Located directly in front of the Customs Office and Andress Marina/Rockport Dive Centre, this wooden vessel sits in 90' of water and unfortunately in the middle of the small boat shipping channel. A buoy is maintained by the Rockport Dive Centre and Air Station.
Directly in front of the customs office and a marina at Rockport, Ontario
Depth 80 ft (24.4 m)