Name of Wreck:  C.B. Benson

Organizing Group:  Niagara Divers' Association

Official Number:  125226

Nation of Registry:  US

Construction Details

Year Built:   1873
Built At:       Port Clinton, Ohio
Built By:      John Duff
Vessel Type:  Wooden
Rig:              Barquentine, 3 masts


Length:         136'5"
Beam:           26'
Draft:           13'
Gross Tonnage:  299

Description of Loss: Storm October 14, 1893

Location:  6.6NM/176T Port Colborne, 17.5NM/15.2T Dunkirk
                G.P.S 42-46.262/79-14.609

Depth:      86'

Notes:      2400# blocks off bow Bow & Stern. Currently only one being used at a time. Marked with orange/white mooring buoy.

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