Northwind

Site Name: 
Northwind
Location: 
Clapperton Isl, North Channel Lake Huron
Site ID: 
41
Organization: 
SOS Manitoulin
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Official Number: 
130419
Nation: 
USA
Built Year: 
1888
Built Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio
Built By: 
Globe Iron Works
Wreck Type: 
Steam, Bulk Carrier
Rig: 
Prop
Length: 
299
Beam: 
41
Draft: 
22
Tonnage: 
2599
Description: 
Struck Robertson Rk on July 1, 1926. The ship drifted back down the channel and sank 2 hours later.
Sank Year: 
1926
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Huron

Location

46° 3' 36.6588" N, 82° 12' 8.5212" W
Depth min: 
100
Depth max: 
120
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 North Wind is a spectacular wreck with the stern mast still standing and aft cabins intact. At the bow both anchors are still in place and the ships name is still visible on the hull.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Northwind 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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