Specular

Site Name: 
Specular
Location: 
5 miles SW of Point Pelee Lake Erie
Site ID: 
35
Organization: 
ErieQuest
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Official Number: 
115876
Nation: 
USA
Built Year: 
1882
Built Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio
Built By: 
George Presley & Co
Wreck Type: 
Steamer
Length: 
264
Beam: 
38
Draft: 
20
Tonnage: 
1687
Description: 
Sank after coliding with the steamer Denver on August 22, 1900
Sank Year: 
1900
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Erie

Location

41° 49' 22.3788" N, 82° 32' 10.2012" W
Depth min: 
37
Depth max: 
37
Current: 
0.5-1 Knot
Buoy Type: 
Conical
Line Type: 
Cable - coated
Line Size: 
1/4"
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cement - Large
SOS Plaque: 
No
Notes: 
Wreck was dynamited and is scattered to allow for navigaiton.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Specular 23 05 2014 Unknown This entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.