Rappahannock

Location: 
Jackfish Bay
Organization: 
SOS Superior
Built Year: 
1895
Built Location: 
West Bay City, Michigan
Wreck Type: 
steamer
Length: 
308'
Beam: 
42'5"
Draft: 
21'2"
Description: 
Rappahannock was beached during an infamous gale in July of 1911. 70 mph winds and heavy seas conspired against her. She sank along a step underwater incline, no lives were lost. Intact, this wreck contains a covered walkway, below desks you'll find a carpenters bench, stove, utensils, machinery and the engine.
Sank Year: 
1911
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Superior

Location

48° 48' 57.996" N, 86° 57' 31.23" W
Depth min: 
35
Depth max: 
85

Location

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