Site NameNorthern Indiana

  • Location:

    SW of Point Pelee Lake Erie / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    34

  • Organization:

    ErieQuest

  • Record Date:

    June 11,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Steamer, Side Wheel

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    301

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Erie

  • Depth min:

    25

  • Depth max:

    25

  • Current:

    0.5-1 Knot

  • Buoy Type:

    Conical

  • Line Type:

    Cable - coated

  • Line Size:

    41

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    Wreck broken up and Scattered

  • Description:

    28 people died when this ship burned on July 17, 1856, just SW of Point Pelee.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Northern Indiana12/12/1978Movededit-field-buoy-comment-0-value
Northern Indiana12/12/1978Missingedit-field-buoy-comment-0-value

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