Site NameP. B. Locke
Lake Ontario, off Port Hope / N44°10'12" W78°32'27.6"
3-masted wooden centreboard schooner
Body of Water:
Polypro - twist
Buoy Anchor Type:
Cement - Large
In August of 2013, Dive Source and Nautilus Scuba Club volunteered to share the responsibility of maintaining this mooring ongoing until further notice.
P.B. Locke, 136-foot schooner, built 1873 Converted to a barge, hauling stone, sank in a storm, October 1912 All 10 aboard survived Found by Nautilus Scuba Club, August 2000 Mooring by Save Ontario Shipwrecks
Buoy Status Updates
|Site Name||Record Date||Buoy Status||NOTSHIP#||Comment|
|P. B. Locke||06/06/2021||Deployed||NW-C-0796-21||Replaced overwintering marker with CCG-approved SOS spar buoy equipped with internal radar reflector, flashing yellow lantern, and self-retracting mooring pennant. Replaced worn yellow polypropylene mooring line with new polysteel mooring line. Replaced worn eye-splice in mooring pennant. This shipwreck site is subject to recreational fishing traffic so divers should be on the lookout, and avoid, fishing tackle caught in the mooring.|
|P. B. Locke||03/10/2018||Removed||No over winter buoy deployed|
|P. B. Locke||25/10/2018||Removed||C2497/18||Buoy was removed and line dropped to bottom. No winter buoy on station|