Wexford

Site Name: 
Wexford
Location: 
8 miles N of Grand Bend ON
Site ID: 
11
Organization: 
SOS Huron Shores
Record Date: 
October 3, 2002
Built Year: 
1883
Built Location: 
Sunderland, England
Built By: 
William Doxford & Sons
Rig: 
Freighter
Length: 
250
Beam: 
40
Draft: 
24
Tonnage: 
2100
Sank Year: 
1913
Hull Material: 
Steel
Body of Water: 
Lake Huron

Location

43° 24' 3.6" N, 81° 53' 17.9988" W
Depth min: 
75
Depth max: 
75
Current: 
No Current
Buoy Type: 
Conical
Line Type: 
Polypro - twist
Line Size: 
1"
Line Length: 
60
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Iron Weight
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
8000
SOS Plaque: 
No
Notes: 
There are 1 SOS conical buoys at this site. The anchor was placed about 25m N of the Wexford bow off St. Joseph, just south of Bayfield, about 14km west of St. Joseph. CCG has GPS coord at N43 23.78 W81 53.19

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Wexford 02 11 2016 Removed Lighted Spar Buoy for Wexford removed for the Season
Wexford 19 05 2016 Deployed C774/16 New Lighted Spar Buoy on Wexford Wreck for the Season
Wexford 22 05 2015 Missing C815/15 Lighted Spar Buoy on Bow Section of Wexford Shipwreck
Wexford 03 09 2014 Removed C2158/14 SOS Buoy marking the Wexford has been removed for the season
Wexford 08 06 2014 Deployed C1093/14 The Small Conical buoy is on the Bow Section of the Wexford
Wexford 11 08 2013 Missing C1643/13 Buoy Marker was missing last Sunday was found on Monday I have it back not putting it back on wreck till next year Put away for Season
Wexford 04 05 2013 Deployed C519-13 Buoy Marker is deployed at the Bow Section
Wexford 10 06 2012 Deployed C1028/12 Deployed for the 2012 Season
Wexford 12 12 1978 Missing edit-field-buoy-comment-0-value

Location

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