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 Finnie30 05 2003CANCEL WRITTEN NOTSHIP C1065/09 C1066/09, C1068/09, C1069/09 AND C1070/09
George Finnie30 05 2003Flashing Yellow Light (FL4S) and Radar Reflector
George Finnie30 05 2003CANCEL WRITTEN NOTSHIP C1686/08
George Finnie30 05 2003
George Finnie30 05 2003deployed for 2012 season
George Finnie30 05 2003Buoy removed for winter. Will be deployed in spring
George Finnie30 05 2003edit-field-buoy-comment-0-value
George Finnie30 05 2003Deployed for season
George Finnie30 05 2003Buoy removed for season. Will be replaced spring 2014.
George Finnie30 05 2003buoy deployed for 2014 season. New line installed.
George Finnie30 05 2003Went to remove buoy for winter Oct 12/14 and found to be missing. No winter float installed. will replace in spring.
George Finnie30 05 2003Line inspected and moved to a more secure point (old chain on windlass). Buoy removed for season. White jug in place for fall and winter
George Finnie30 05 2003Buoy deployed for 2017 season.
George Finnie30 05 2003Buoy found offsite & recovered. Will redeploy asap.
George Finnie30 05 2003Missing Buoy was redeployed.
George Finnie30 05 2003Buoy removed for winter season. Will reinstall in spring. 25 liter yellow jug left as winter marker.
George Finnie30 05 2003Buoy deployed for 2018 season.

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