Site NamePuckasaw

  • Location:

    Welcome Islands near Thunder Bay Ontario / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

  • Organization:

    SOS Superior

  • Record Date:

    December ,

  • Wreck Type:

    Tug

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    96'

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Superior

  • Depth min:

    50'

  • Depth max:

    80'

  • Current:

    No Current

  • Buoy Type:

    Spar

  • Line Type:

    Nylon - twist

  • Line Size:

    45

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Small

  • SOS Plaque:

  • Notes:

  • Description:

    Originally named "John Hunsader" but renamed "Puckasaw" in 1921; the Puckasaw was scuttled in 1934. She is fully intact and sits upright on the bottom. Penetration is possible with the proper training. Puckasaw sits in 80' of water just off the Welcome Islands and is considered an 'advanced dive' due to cold conditions plus reduced visibility.

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