Site NameGeorge A. Marsh

  • Location:

    between 9 mile pt & Pigeon Island / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    16

  • Organization:

    Preserve Our Wrecks

  • Record Date:

    May 26,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Schooner

  • Rig:

    3 masted

  • Length:

    135

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Ontario

  • Depth min:

    85

  • Depth max:

    85

  • Current:

    No Current

  • Buoy Type:

    Conical

  • Line Type:

    Polypro - twist

  • Line Size:

    47

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    One of the best preserved wrecks in the area. Pottery, ships wheel, rigging, stove, lifeboat and bowsprit are all still there for divers to enjoy.

  • Description:

    The Marsh foundered in a storm on August 8, 1917 drowning 12 of her crew.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
George A. Marsh23/05/2014UnknownThis entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.
George A. Marsh09/05/2008DeployedtbdAlso the Frontneac. Maple Glen and Queen Mary - that are not reviewed sites by SOS
George A. Marsh08/06/2008DeployedC682/08
George A. Marsh15/11/2008RemovedTBDCancels C682/08. Also Maple Glen and City of Sheboygan
George A. Marsh20/06/2009DeployedC1263/09Also Frontnac C1262/09

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