13.1 miles NE of Sarnia / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W
SOS Huron Shores
Steam Bulk Freighter
Body of Water:
Cable - coated
Buoy Anchor Type:
Cage & Rock
The Sachem is part of a group of wrecks which is known as "The Ghost Fleet". The Yakima, Aztec and Province are the other "Ghost Fleet Wrecks"
An exploding oil stove started a fire that destroyed the ship while she was under way. The hulk was scuttled in Lake Huron.
Buoy Status Updates
|Site Name||Record Date||Buoy Status||NOTSHIP#||Comment|
|Sachem||09/11/2018||Removed||C1274/18||SOS Huron Shores Orange and White Spar Buoy Marker removed for the 2018 Season|
|Sachem||02/11/2016||Removed||C576/16||Lighted Spar Buoy for Sachem Wreck removed for the Season|
|Sachem||01/07/2015||Deployed||C1327/15||Buoy deployed for the year in Lake Huron near Sarnia|
|Sachem||24/09/2015||Removed||C2288/15||Conical Mooring Buoy for Sachem removed for the Season|
|Sachem||23/05/2014||Unknown||This entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.|