Pentland / FA Georger

Site Name: 
Pentland / FA Georger
Location: 
SE corner Grenidier Island St. Lawrence River
Site ID: 
60
Organization: 
SOS Thousand Islands
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Official Number: 
150656 / 120193
Nation: 
USA
Built Year: 
1894 / 1874
Built Location: 
Grand Haven, MI / Tonawanda, NY
Built By: 
Duncan Robinson / FN Jones
Wreck Type: 
Balk Carrier / Schoo
Rig: 
Prop / 2 masted
Length: 
192 / 200
Beam: 
35 / 35
Draft: 
14 / 15
Tonnage: 
827 / 825
Description: 
Known as the Twisted Sisters, these two wrecks were scuttled by Capt. Hinckley approx. 1929 and caused great controversy as they obstructed access to the gravel pit on Grenedier Island.
Sank Year: 
1929
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Saint Lawrence

Location

44° 24' 53.3988" N, 75° 50' 57.5988" W
Depth min: 
1
Depth max: 
20
Current: 
0.5-1 Knot
Buoy Type: 
Conical
Line Type: 
Polypro - twist
Line Size: 
3/4"
Line Length: 
20
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Iron Weight
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
800
SOS Plaque: 
No
Notes: 
Known as the Twisted Sisters Wrecks, they lie side by side with frames intertwined, hence the name of the site.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Pentland / FA Georger 23 05 2014 Unknown This entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.
Pentland / FA Georger 06 05 2010 Deployed

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