Lycoming

Site Name: 
Lycoming
Location: 
4 miles E of Erieau, Lake Erie
Site ID: 
43
Organization: 
SOS Windsor
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Official Number: 
140416
Nation: 
USA
Built Year: 
1880
Built Location: 
West Bay City, MI
Built By: 
FN Jones
Wreck Type: 
Steam Bulk Freighter
Rig: 
Prop
Length: 
259
Beam: 
36
Draft: 
18
Tonnage: 
1610
Description: 
While docked at Erieau on October 21, 1910, a fire broke out on the Lycoming. To prevent damage to the dock, the buning ship was cut lose and drifted away.
Sank Year: 
1910
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Erie

Location

42° 15' 4.6188" N, 81° 53' 23.3988" W
Depth min: 
28
Depth max: 
28
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: 
Today the burnt out hull, prop and restored capstan are some of the highlights this site.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Lycoming 21 10 2012 Removed C1102/12 removed for the winter season
Lycoming 27 06 2012 Deployed C1102/12 deploed for the summer season
Lycoming 02 11 2009 Removed C2452/09 Cancels C1390/09
Lycoming 26 06 2009 Deployed C1390/09
Lycoming 01 11 2008 Removed C2473/08 CANCEL WRITTEN NOTSHIP C1084/08
Lycoming 14 06 2008 Deployed C1084/08

Location

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