Jay Gould

Site Name: 
Jay Gould
Location: 
5 miles SE of Point Pelee Lake Erie
Site ID: 
33
Organization: 
ErieQuest
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Official Number: 
75117
Nation: 
USA
Built Year: 
1969
Built Location: 
Buffalo, NY
Built By: 
Mason & Bidwell
Wreck Type: 
Steamer
Length: 
214
Beam: 
34
Draft: 
11
Tonnage: 
840
Description: 
Foundered while towing the barge Commodor on June 17, 1918. She was carrying a load at the time of her loss.
Sank Year: 
1918
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Erie

Location

41° 51' 31.7988" N, 82° 24' 36.4788" W
Depth min: 
40
Depth max: 
40
Current: 
0.5-1 Knot
Buoy Type: 
Conical
Line Type: 
Cable - coated
Line Size: 
1/4"
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cement - Large
SOS Plaque: 
No
Notes: 
Compound Steeple Steam Engine of great historical significance. Site was dynamited to lower the wrecks profile for navigation puposes.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Jay Gould 23 05 2014 Unknown This entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.

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