Site NameNiagara

  • Location:

    Near Port Maitland / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    27

  • Organization:

    Niagara Divers Assn

  • Record Date:

    May 30,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Steamer

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    136

  • Hull Material:

    Metal clad Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Erie

  • Depth min:

    90

  • Depth max:

    90

  • Current:

    No Current

  • Buoy Type:

    Spar

  • Line Type:

    Polypro - twist

  • Line Size:

    45

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    7.3NM/189.4T Port Maitland, 17.8NM/241.5T Port Colborne, 18.9NM/322.5T Dunkirk

  • Description:

    Foundered in December 1899

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Niagara18/09/2018RemovedC2354/18Removed for winter season.
Niagara08/08/2018DeployedC1976/18 Niagara buoy deployed for 2018 season.
Niagara10/06/2017DeployedC1252/17Buoy deployed for 2017 season.
Niagara17/06/2017MovedC1319/17New line shreded 20' below surface. Buoy missing one week after new line installed.
Niagara08/12/2014RemovedC2897/14Buoy removed for season. Will be replaced in spring

Save Ontario Shipwrecks gratefully acknowledge the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Culture Programs Unit and our many sponsors for their support. We also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Ministry of Culture.