Rondeau Bay, Lake Erie / N42°15'11.3724" W82°4'18.5484"
Steam, Bulk Carrier
Body of Water:
Cable - coated
Buoy Anchor Type:
Cage & Rock
The wreck lies scattered with much to see. The boiler, engine, anchor block, bilge pump sinks and tools are present. Also the ships bell has been secured to a concrete base and remains at the sight.
On November 13, 1914 the Colonial sprung a leak during a storm. The captain beached the ship in Rondeau Bay. Before the ship could be salvaged it broke up in in the bay.
Buoy Status Updates
|Site Name||Record Date||Buoy Status||NOTSHIP#||Comment|
|Colonial||21/10/2012||Removed||C1103/12||removed for the winter season|
|Colonial||27/06/2012||Deployed||C1103/12||Deployed for the summer season|
|Colonial||01/11/2008||Removed||C2473/08||CANCEL WRITTEN NOTSHIP C1084/08|
|Colonial||30/06/2009||Deployed||C1418/09||This NOTSHIP replaced C1391/09|