J.C. Morrison

Site Name: 
J.C. Morrison
Location: 
420ft offshore Kempenfelt bay Lake Simcoe
Site ID: 
52
Organization: 
SOS Barrie
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Nation: 
Canada
Built Year: 
1854
Wreck Type: 
Steamer, Passenger
Rig: 
Side wheel
Description: 
On August 4, 1857 she caught fire at the dock in Barrie. She was cut loose and drifted to the opposite shore and burned.
Sank Year: 
1857
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Simcoe

Location

44° 22' 39.72" N, 79° 41' 12.0012" 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: 
Cage & Rock
SOS Plaque: 
No
Notes: 
The paddle wheels, smoke stack, anchors, boiler and many small artifacts remain at this site.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
J.C. Morrison 01 11 2016 Removed C2479/16 Buoy removed and stored for the winter season
J.C. Morrison 30 05 2016 Deployed C949/16 Deployed for 2016 Season
J.C. Morrison 30 10 2015 Removed C2535/15 Buoy Removed for Season
J.C. Morrison 30 05 2015 Deployed C930/15 Deployed for 2015 Season
J.C. Morrison 16 11 2014 Removed Removed for 2014 season.
J.C. Morrison 25 05 2014 Deployed C911/14 Buoy deployed for the 2014 season.
J.C. Morrison 27 10 2013 Removed C2150/13 Removed for season.
J.C. Morrison 25 05 2013 Deployed C717/13
J.C. Morrison 25 11 2012 Removed Removed for the 2012 season
J.C. Morrison 27 08 2012 Deployed C1726/12 New Spar Buoy deployed for 2012 season

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