Body of Water:Lake Huron
Emma E. Thompson
Site Name:Emma E. Thompson
Location:Innes Island, North Channel Lake Huron
Record Date:June 11, 2003
Built Location:Saginaw, MI
Built By:David F Edwards
Wreck Type:Steam Barge
Description:On the night of May 28, 1914 the Emma Thompson dropped anchor behind Innes Island to ride out a storm. During the Night the ship caught fire and burned to the waterline.
46° 4' 5.7612" N, 82° 19' 27.0012" W
Line Type:Cable - coated
Buoy Anchor Type:Cage & Rock
Discovered in 1990, the Thompson is a fascinating dive. Unfortunately a large pipe wrench has been taken from the site as has the boiler plaque. However there is still much to see here.
Buoy Status Updates
|Site Name||Record Date||Buoy Status||NOTSHIP#||Comment|
|Emma E. Thompson||12 12 1978||Damaged||edit-field-buoy-comment-0-value|