Site NameTazmania

  • Location:

    7 miles E of Point Pelee / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    36

  • Organization:

    ErieQuest

  • Record Date:

    June 11,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Schooner Barge

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    221

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Erie

  • Depth min:

    40

  • Depth max:

    40

  • Current:

    0.5-1 Knot

  • Buoy Type:

    Conical

  • Line Type:

    Cable - coated

  • Line Size:

    41

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cement - Large

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    Converted to a barge in 1894. Much to see including 2 anchors. One anchor recovered from USA after being stolen in 1987. Found in Ohio and seized by police, the anchor was returned with eh help of the CCG in 1989 with much fanfare.

  • Description:

    Foundered in a storm on October 20, 1905 while in tow of the steamer Bulgaria. A load of iron ore was being carried at the time of loss.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Tazmania23/05/2014UnknownThis entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.

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