Site NameCarlingford

  • Location:

    near Dunkirk / N42°39'0" W79°28'1.2"

  • Site ID:


  • Organization:

    Niagara Divers Assn

  • Record Date:

    May 30,2003

  • Wreck Type:


  • Rig:

    3 masted

  • Length:


  • Hull Material:


  • Body of Water:

    Lake Erie

  • Depth min:


  • Depth max:


  • Current:

    No Current

  • Buoy Type:


  • Line Type:

    Cable - coated

  • Line Size:


  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

  • Notes:

    Block off bow Starboard side. 12.8NM/159.5T Port Maitland, 16.8NM/216.5T Port Colborne, 11.5NM/330.1T Dunkirk

  • Description:

    Collision with steamer Brunswick November 12, 1881

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Carlingford10/07/2020Deployed20 liter yellow jug installed on Carlingford for 2020 season. Lake Erie buoys will not be installed this year due to Covid.
Carlingford17/09/2019RemovedNW-C-2255-19Buoy removed for winter. Will be replaced spring 2020.
Carlingford18/05/2019DeployedNW-C-0816-19Buoy deployed for summer 2019
Carlingford18/09/2018RemovedC2354/18Removed for winter season.
Carlingford01/10/2017RemovedC2495/17Buoy removed for winter season. Will reinstall in spring. 25 liter yellow jug left as winter marker.

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