Site NameTioga

  • Location:

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

  • Site ID:

    37

  • Organization:

    ErieQuest

  • Record Date:

    June 11,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Steamer

  • Rig:

  • Length:

    177

  • 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:

    The ships boiler, prop, rudder capstan and windlass are present at this site.

  • Description:

    The Tioga caught fire and sank October 5, 1877 while towing barges.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Tioga23/05/2014UnknownThis entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.

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