George Finnie

Site Name: 
George Finnie
Location: 
near Port Maitland
Site ID: 
29
Organization: 
Niagara Divers Assn
Record Date: 
May 30, 2003
Official Number: 
10545
Nation: 
USA
Built Year: 
1866
Built Location: 
Oswego, NY
Built By: 
G Goble
Wreck Type: 
Schooner
Rig: 
3 masted
Length: 
130
Beam: 
26
Draft: 
10
Tonnage: 
301
Description: 
Foundered in Gale November 15, 1891
Sank Year: 
1891
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Erie

Location

42° 40' 5.2212" N, 79° 36' 15.0012" W
Depth min: 
100
Depth max: 
100
Current: 
No Current
Buoy Type: 
Spar
Line Type: 
Polypro - twist
Line Size: 
3/4"
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cement - Large
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
2400
SOS Plaque: 
No
Notes: 
11.3NM/185.9T Port Maitland, 20.2NM/230.7T Port Colborne, 15.6NM/313.3T Dunkirk

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
George Finnie 01 10 2017 Removed C2496?17 Buoy removed for winter season. Will reinstall in spring. 25 liter yellow jug left as winter marker.
George Finnie 11 08 2017 Deployed C2006/17 Missing Buoy was redeployed.
George Finnie 25 07 2017 Not Buoyed C1768/17 Buoy found offsite & recovered. Will redeploy asap.
George Finnie 10 06 2017 Deployed C1251/17 Buoy deployed for 2017 season.
George Finnie 30 08 2015 Removed Line inspected and moved to a more secure point (old chain on windlass). Buoy removed for season. White jug in place for fall and winter
George Finnie 12 10 2014 Missing C2422/14 Went to remove buoy for winter Oct 12/14 and found to be missing. No winter float installed. will replace in spring.
George Finnie 18 05 2014 Deployed C730/14 buoy deployed for 2014 season. New line installed.
George Finnie 11 10 2013 Removed C2064/13 Buoy removed for season. Will be replaced spring 2014.
George Finnie 08 06 2013 Deployed C912/13 Deployed for season
George Finnie 05 11 2012 Removed C2225/12 Buoy removed for winter. Will be deployed in spring

Location

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