Site NameYakima

  • Location:

    11 miles North of Sarnia / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

  • Organization:

    SOS Huron Shores

  • Record Date:

    June 30,2015

  • Wreck Type:

    Steam Bulk Freighter

  • Rig:

    Propeller

  • Length:

    279.00

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Lake Huron

  • Depth min:

    77

  • Depth max:

    77

  • Current:

  • Buoy Type:

    Spar

  • Line Type:

    Nylon - twist

  • Line Size:

    41

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Rod Screws

  • SOS Plaque:

  • Notes:

    Yakima is 1 of other wrecks together called the Ghost Fleet the others nearby is the Sachem and the Aztec and Province

  • Description:

    Stranded on Stag Island, St Clair River, on June 10, 1905. Caught fire and burned to a total loss on June 13, 1905. Hull was re floated on August 30, 1905 and dismantled and then towed in Lake Huron and scuttled

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Yakima09/11/2018RemovedC1275/18SOS Huron Shores Chapter Orange and White Spar Buoy Marker removed for the 2018 Season

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