Niagara

Site Name: 
Niagara
Location: 
Near Port Maitland
Site ID: 
27
Organization: 
Niagara Divers Assn
Record Date: 
May 30, 2003
Official Number: 
73951
Nation: 
Canada
Built Year: 
1875
Built Location: 
St. Catherines, Ontario
Built By: 
Melancthon Simpson
Wreck Type: 
Steamer
Length: 
136
Beam: 
22
Draft: 
12
Tonnage: 
348
Description: 
Foundered in December 1899
Sank Year: 
1899
Hull Material: 
Metal clad Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Erie

Location

42° 44' 18.6" N, 79° 36' 17.1" W
Depth min: 
90
Depth max: 
90
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: 
7.3NM/189.4T Port Maitland, 17.8NM/241.5T Port Colborne, 18.9NM/322.5T Dunkirk

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Niagara 17 06 2017 Moved C1319/17 New line shreded 20' below surface. Buoy missing one week after new line installed.
Niagara 10 06 2017 Deployed C1252/17 Buoy deployed for 2017 season.
Niagara 08 12 2014 Removed C2897/14 Buoy removed for season. Will be replaced in spring
Niagara 05 05 2014 Deployed C568/14 Buoy deployed for 2014 season
Niagara 11 10 2013 Removed C2065/13 Buoy removed for season. Will be replaced spring 2014.
Niagara 08 06 2013 Deployed C911/13 deployed for season
Niagara 05 11 2012 Removed C2226/12 Removed for wimter. Will be replaced in spring
Niagara 16 06 2012 Deployed C989/12 deployed for 2012 season
Niagara 02 06 2010 Missing C2040/10 Missing Oct. 12th Replace in spring
Niagara 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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