Tradewind

Site Name: 
Tradewind
Location: 
222 degT 11.5M off LongPoint LH
Site ID: 
58
Organization: 
SOS Port Dover
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Nation: 
USA
Built Year: 
1853
Built Location: 
Bufalo, NY
Wreck Type: 
Barque
Rig: 
3 masted
Length: 
140
Tonnage: 
340
Description: 
Collision with the Barque Charles Napier during a snow storm that limited visibility. Tradewind was barely a year old when she sank, and carried a cargo of railroad iron, stoves, and lifeboats. Sank on Friday, December 1, 1854.
Sank Year: 
1854
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Erie

Location

42° 25' 30.9612" N, 80° 12' 3.3588" W
Depth min: 
120
Depth max: 
120
Current: 
0.5-1 Knot
Buoy Type: 
Cone - Plastic
Line Type: 
Cable - coated
Line Size: 
1/4"
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cage & Rock
SOS Plaque: 
No

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Tradewind 27 11 2012 Removed
Tradewind 23 06 2012 Deployed marked byy white bleach bottle

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