Site NameN Harbour (Labour Day) Wk

  • Location:

    1km N of Harbour, 1lm offshore / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    50

  • Organization:

    SOS Huron Shores

  • Record Date:

    June 11,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Steam

  • Rig:

    Prop

  • Length:

    189

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Huron

  • Depth min:

    20

  • Depth max:

    20

  • 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 a very significant site. The wreck is unknown at this time. It appears to be a iron reinforced steam propelled freighter of late 1800 or very early 1900. Remarkably good condition considering the depth.

  • Description:

    Unknown, best theory .. Went down in duress, not scuttled. (large qty. of tools, chain and paving blocks). There is a debris field stretching at least 1km NW from the site.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
N Harbour (Labour Day) Wk11 06 2003
N Harbour (Labour Day) Wk11 06 2003edit-field-buoy-comment-0-value

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