Site NameNeebing

  • Location:

    Moss Island near Nipigon Straits / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

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  • Organization:

    SOS Superior

  • Record Date:

    December ,

  • Wreck Type:

    gravel carrier

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    193'

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Superior

  • Depth min:

    70

  • Depth max:

    130

  • Current:

    0.5-1 Knot

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  • Description:

    Originally named the John B Ketcham ll then renamed Neebing. The Neebing sank with the loss of five lives. Neebing and its crane are intact; she rests off the northern tip of Moss Island in the Nipigon Straits. Considered an advanced level dive due to cold conditions and depth.

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