Northern Indiana

Site Name: 
Northern Indiana
Location: 
SW of Point Pelee Lake Erie
Site ID: 
34
Organization: 
ErieQuest
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Built Year: 
1852
Built Location: 
Buffalo, NY
Wreck Type: 
Steamer, Side Wheel
Length: 
301
Beam: 
37
Draft: 
14
Description: 
28 people died when this ship burned on July 17, 1856, just SW of Point Pelee.
Sank Year: 
1856
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Erie

Location

41° 53' 52.7388" N, 82° 30' 35.9388" W
Depth min: 
25
Depth max: 
25
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: 
Wreck broken up and Scattered

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Northern Indiana 12 12 1978 Moved edit-field-buoy-comment-0-value
Northern Indiana 12 12 1978 Missing edit-field-buoy-comment-0-value

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