Site NameGeorge T. Davie

  • Location:

    3 miles SW 9 Mile Pt Simcoe Island Lake Ontario / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    17

  • Organization:

    Preserve Our Wrecks

  • Record Date:

    May 26,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Barge

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    177

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Ontario

  • Depth min:

    85

  • Depth max:

    75

  • Current:

    No Current

  • Buoy Type:

    Conical

  • Line Type:

    Polypro - twist

  • Line Size:

    47

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    Lies on her starboard side with her crane, wheel and lifeboat still present.

  • Description:

    While in tow of the Salvage Prince, the Davie foundered in heavey swells. At the time of her sinking she was carrying coal from Oswego NY to Kingston. Her crew of 4 were rescued.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
George T. Davie23/05/2014UnknownThis entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.
George T. Davie08/05/2008DeployedTBD
George T. Davie08/06/2008DeployedC638/08Also Frontnac
George T. Davie01/11/2008RemovedTBDCancels C638/08. Also KPH, Aloha removed.
George T. Davie20/06/2009DeployedC1264/09

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