GPS Location: N45° 00.976’ W83° 09.899’ Depth: 100 Feet Wreck Length: 134 Feet Beam: 26 Feet Gross Tonnage: 276 Cargo: Grain Launched: 1864 by H.C. Piersons at Ogdensburg, New York Wrecked: November 20, 1871 Description: On its last voyage, the E.B. Allen was bound for Buffalo, New York, carrying a cargo of grain. When it was about 2 miles southeast of Thunder Bay Island, it met the bark Newsboy in heavy fog. The two ships collided, and the Newsboy tore a large hole in the Allen’s portside. As the ship began to sink, the Allen's crew was removed and taken on board the other vessel. Today, the E.B. Allen sits on an even keel, with its hull largely intact. Although the masts are broken and most of the decking is gone, the windlass, anchor chains, and rudder are still in place.
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