Site NameMunson

  • Location:

    Lemoine Point, Lake Ontario / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    20

  • Organization:

    Preserve Our Wrecks

  • Record Date:

    May 23,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Dredge Barge

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    70

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Ontario

  • Depth min:

    110

  • Depth max:

    110

  • Current:

    No Current

  • Buoy Type:

    Conical

  • Line Type:

    Polypro - twist

  • Line Size:

    47

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    There are many artifacts to see at this site, including a generator, bottles, dishes, tools and machinery.

  • Description:

    While under tow of the Emma Munson, the dredge suddenly took on a list and sank on April 30, 1890.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Munson23/05/2014UnknownThis entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.
Munson04/05/2008DeployedC604/08KPH buoy is NOTSHIP C606/08. This is not a reviewed site by SOS and there for does not have a unique record. It is in a high traffic area. A solar power yellow flashing light is recommeneded. This note for Informational puposes only.
Munson08/06/2008DeployedC604/08
Munson01/11/2008RemovedTBDCancels C604/08
Munson20/06/2009DeployedC1268/09Also SM Douglas C1270/09 Queen Mary C1269/09

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