Site NameTradewind

  • Location:

    222 degT 11.5M off LongPoint LH / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    58

  • Organization:

    SOS Port Dover

  • Record Date:

    June 11,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Barque

  • Rig:

    3 masted

  • Length:

    140

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Erie

  • Depth min:

    120

  • Depth max:

    120

  • Current:

    0.5-1 Knot

  • Buoy Type:

    Cone - Plastic

  • Line Type:

    Cable - coated

  • Line Size:

    41

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Cage & Rock

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

  • Description:

    Collision with the Barque Charles Napier during a snow storm that limited visibility. Tradewind was barely a year old when she sank, and carried a cargo of railroad iron, stoves, and lifeboats. Sank on Friday, December 1, 1854.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Tradewind11 06 2003

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