Andrew King uncovers a shipwreck in the Ottawa River


UPDATE (JANUARY 25, 2014): Mystery revealed! Andrew has uncovered the name and the history of this ship. You can read about it here…

See also: Ottawa History Guide
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Andrew King

Andrew King is a local artist, explorer and storyteller. He's a frequent contributor to and has a great blog about local history called Ottawa Rewind:


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  1. This is a great place to paddle to from Ottawa or Gatineau, directly across from Rideau Falls in a bay that has an island and flower pot like structures built of riveted sheet metal that were likely used to chain log booms to. You can also reach it by bicycle along the bike path from Ottawa. After passing through Parc Jacques-Cartier, you can ride along the bike trail beside Fournier Blvd. As

  2. Anonymous says:

    Yup… Located in Parc Ecologic Du Lac Leamy. Seen this hundreds of times really haunting, but the area that is is located in is simply stunning.

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