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 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
George Finnie 16 06 2012 Deployed C990/12 deployed for 2012 season
George Finnie 27 06 2010 Removed C2041/10 Removed for season. Replace in spring
George Finnie 29 10 2009 Removed C2427/09 CANCEL WRITTEN NOTSHIP C1065/09 C1066/09, C1068/09, C1069/09 AND C1070/09

Location

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