George A. Marsh

Site Name: 
George A. Marsh
Location: 
between 9 mile pt & Pigeon Island
Site ID: 
16
Organization: 
Preserve Our Wrecks
Record Date: 
May 26, 2003
Official Number: 
133750
Nation: 
Canada
Built Year: 
1882
Built Location: 
Muskegon, Michigan
Built By: 
Wuilliam Footlander
Wreck Type: 
Schooner
Rig: 
3 masted
Length: 
135
Beam: 
27
Draft: 
9
Description: 
The Marsh foundered in a storm on August 8, 1917 drowning 12 of her crew.
Sank Year: 
1917
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Ontario

Location

44° 7' 36.5988" N, 76° 36' 10.08" W
Depth min: 
85
Depth max: 
85
Current: 
No Current
Buoy Type: 
Conical
Line Type: 
Polypro - twist
Line Size: 
1-1/8"
Line Length: 
100
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cement - Large
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
2000
SOS Plaque: 
No
Notes: 
One of the best preserved wrecks in the area. Pottery, ships wheel, rigging, stove, lifeboat and bowsprit are all still there for divers to enjoy.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
George A. Marsh 23 05 2014 Unknown This entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.
George A. Marsh 16 04 2010 Deployed C292/10
George A. Marsh 20 06 2009 Deployed C1263/09 Also Frontnac C1262/09
George A. Marsh 15 11 2008 Removed TBD Cancels C682/08. Also Maple Glen and City of Sheboygan
George A. Marsh 08 06 2008 Deployed C682/08
George A. Marsh 09 05 2008 Deployed tbd Also the Frontneac. Maple Glen and Queen Mary - that are not reviewed sites by SOS

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