Site NameLifeboat of Shelter Bay

  • Location:

    Shore of S Goderich Breakwall / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    49

  • Organization:

    SOS Huron Shores

  • Record Date:

    June 11,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Lifeboat

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    23

  • Hull Material:

    Steel

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Huron

  • Depth min:

    16

  • Depth max:

    16

  • Current:

    0.5-1 Knot

  • Buoy Type:

    Conical

  • Line Type:

    Cable - coated

  • Line Size:

    41

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cage & Rock

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    This is the lifeboat from the retired lake freighter Shelter Bay. The Shelter Bay pilot house is home of the Goderich Marine Museum.

  • Description:

    Intentionally sank in 2002 as a diver "Low Impact Diving" training site.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Lifeboat of Shelter Bay23/05/2014Notbuoyed

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