Site NameNorthwind

  • Location:

    Clapperton Isl, North Channel Lake Huron / N46°3'36.6588" W82°12'8.5212"

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  • Organization:

    SOS Manitoulin

  • Record Date:

    June 11,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Steam, Bulk Carrier

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  • Body of Water:

    Lake Huron

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  • Current:

    0.5-1 Knot

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  • Line Type:

    Cable - coated

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  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cage & Rock

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  • Notes:

    The North Wind is a spectacular wreck with the stern mast still standing and aft cabins intact. At the bow both anchors are still in place and the ships name is still visible on the hull.

  • Description:

    Struck Robertson Rk on July 1, 1926. The ship drifted back down the channel and sank 2 hours later.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Northwind23/05/2014UnknownThis entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.

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