The Comet is a wooden steamer built in Kingston in 1848.
Dimensions: 174 feet long, 24 feet in beam and 10 foot in draft.
The ship was lost in a collision with the schooner Exchange on May 15, 1861. Three lives were lost. Today the wreck lies in 75 feet of water and is largely intact. The 30 foot paddle wheels which raise vertically from the lake bottom are the most impressive features of this wreck and is a must see.
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