P. B. Locke

Location: 
Lake Ontario, off Port Hope
Site ID: 
123456
Organization: 
SOS Toronto
Record Date: 
September 10, 2013
Built Year: 
1873
Built Location: 
Toledo, Ohio, USA
Built By: 
Bailey Brothers
Wreck Type: 
3-masted wooden centreboard schooner
Length: 
136'
Beam: 
26'
Draft: 
11'
Tonnage: 
Gross 344, Net 305
Description: 
P.B. Locke, 136-foot schooner, built 1873 Converted to a barge, hauling stone, sank in a storm, October 1912 All 10 aboard survived Found by Nautilus Scuba Club, August 2000 Mooring by Save Ontario Shipwrecks
Sank Year: 
1912
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Ontario

Location

43° 54' 58.2588" N, 78° 17' 55.6188" W
Depth min: 
80'
Depth max: 
80'
Current: 
0.5-1 Knot
Buoy Type: 
Conical w/Lite
Line Type: 
Polypro - twist
Line Size: 
3/4"
Line Length: 
80'
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cement - Large
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
5,000lbs wet (8,000lbs dry)
SOS Plaque: 
Yes
Notes: 
In August of 2013, Dive Source and Nautilus Scuba Club volunteered to share the responsibility of maintaining this mooring ongoing until further notice.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
P. B. Locke 13 05 2016 Deployed C699/16 Orange & white CONE buoy
P. B. Locke 01 12 2015 Removed C2747/15 Buoy removed for season, no temporary overwintering marker placed.
P. B. Locke 24 10 2014 Removed C2530/14 Removed the SOS orange & white cone buoy. Placed a yellow 5-gallon Winter Marker bottle.
P. B. Locke 30 10 2013 Deployed C2178/13 Removed CCG-approved buoy and replaced with temporary overwintering markers, a 5 gallon white jug and a 1 gallon red jug.
P. B. Locke 10 09 2013 Deployed NOTSHIP C1870/13 Cone-type buoy, equipped with radar reflector and flasher, and 20' retracting surface tagline.

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