Site NameGeorge Finnie

  • Location:

    near Port Maitland / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    29

  • Organization:

    Niagara Divers Assn

  • Record Date:

    May 30,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Schooner

  • Rig:

    3 masted

  • Length:

    130

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Erie

  • Depth min:

    100

  • Depth max:

    100

  • Current:

    No Current

  • Buoy Type:

    Spar

  • Line Type:

    Polypro - twist

  • Line Size:

    45

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    11.3NM/185.9T Port Maitland, 20.2NM/230.7T Port Colborne, 15.6NM/313.3T Dunkirk

  • Description:

    Foundered in Gale November 15, 1891

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
George Finnie17/09/2018RemovedC2354/18Buoy removed for winter season
George Finnie01/01/1970CheckedC2354/18
George Finnie19/07/2018DeployedC1765/18Buoy deployed for 2018 season.
George Finnie25/07/2017Not BuoyedC1768/17Buoy found offsite & recovered. Will redeploy asap.
George Finnie11/08/2017DeployedC2006/17Missing Buoy was redeployed.

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