Originally named Rideaulite she worked for the Imperial Oil on the Montreal to Ottawa route. In 1954 she was converted to a self unloading sand sucker at Toronto Dry Dock Ltd. and renamed Niagara. In 1984 she was renamed Niagara II and had her engines removed and was used as a barge. In March 1998 she was saved from the scrapyards when she was purchased for $40,000 CDN by the Tobermory Maritime Association and towed to Tobermory. She was sunk as a divesite in May 1999.
Explore the machinery forward of the wheelhouse. You can easily penetrate the cabins around the stern on the main deck as well as the wheelhouse. You can penetrate the engineering spaces directly in front of and below the wheelhouse leading towards the stern.
This wreck lies several miles to the east of Tobermory, close to the wreck of the Caroline Rose
The funnels, the stack, the wheelhouse, the bow, the stern and the rudder.