Tioga

Site Name: 
Tioga
Location: 
5 miles W of Point Pelee
Site ID: 
37
Organization: 
ErieQuest
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Official Number: 
24167
Nation: 
USA
Built Year: 
1862
Built Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio
Built By: 
Qualye & Martin
Wreck Type: 
Steamer
Length: 
177
Beam: 
25
Draft: 
11
Description: 
The Tioga caught fire and sank October 5, 1877 while towing barges.
Sank Year: 
1877
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Erie

Location

41° 53' 3.48" N, 82° 35' 20.3388" W
Depth min: 
40
Depth max: 
40
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: 
The ships boiler, prop, rudder capstan and windlass are present at this site.

 

Buoy Status Updates

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