Ship Type: Schooner
Lifespan: Built 1871, Sunk 1880
Location: Main Duck Island, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
GPS N43 55.906 W76 44.269
The Olive Branch was built by W Redmond of Picton Ontario, in 1871. Enroute to Portsmouth (Kingston) in 1880 with a load of coal the Olive Branch was caught in a storm and capsized drowning all five of her crew members.
Located in 1888 efforts to raise her were abandoned and she was forgotten about till 1961, when Willis Metcalfe & Guenter Wernthaler relocated her.