Site NameStone Wreck – JG McGrath

  • Location:

    near Dunkirk / N42°40'4" W79°23'45"

  • Site ID:

    28

  • Organization:

    Niagara Divers Assn

  • Record Date:

    May 30,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Schooner

  • Rig:

    2 masted

  • Length:

    104

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Erie

  • Depth min:

    90

  • Depth max:

    90

  • Current:

    No Current

  • Buoy Type:

    Conical

  • Line Type:

    Cable - coated

  • Line Size:

    41

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    13.9NM/144.1T Port Maitland, 14.3NM/206.3T Port Colborne, 10.9NM/348.5T Dunkirk

  • Description:

    Foundered in storm October 28, 1878

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Stone Wreck – JG McGrath23/10/2022RemovedNW-C-1860-22removed for winter
Stone Wreck – JG McGrath09/05/2022DeployedNW-C-0474-22Buoy deployed. Decent line and ground tackle cleaned & inspected.
Stone Wreck – JG McGrath20/06/2020Deployed20 L white jug deployed for 2020 season
Stone Wreck – JG McGrath17/09/2019RemovedNW-C-2256-19Buoy removed for winter. Will be replaced spring 2020.
Stone Wreck – JG McGrath18/05/2019DeployedNW-C-0817-19Buoy deployed for summer 2019

Save Ontario Shipwrecks gratefully acknowledge the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Culture Programs Unit and our many sponsors for their support. We also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Ministry of Culture.