Site NameGreen River

  • Location:

    Welcome Islands near Thunder Bay Ontario / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

  • Organization:

    SOS Superior

  • Record Date:

    December ,

  • Wreck Type:

    barge

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    275'

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Superior

  • Depth min:

    50

  • Depth max:

    80

  • Current:

  • Buoy Type:

    Spar

  • Line Type:

  • Line Size:

    45

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Small

  • SOS Plaque:

  • Notes:

  • Description:

    Green River was originally named Gogebic when build in 1887. Renamed Green River in 1921. Green River was scuttled near the Welcome Islands in 1932. The deck and rudder are intact, penetration is possible with the proper training. Lights are necessary.

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