Name of Wreck:      Carlingford

Photos by Geoff Barker. Drawing by Doug King.

Organizing Group:  Niagara Divers' Association

Official Number:     125024

Nation of Registry:  US

Construction Details

        Year Built:      1869
        Built At:          Port Huron. Michigan
        Built By:          Fitzgerald
        Vessel Type:     Wooden
        Rig:                 Three-masted Schooner


Length:           154.58'
Beam:            31.08
Draft:             12.25
Gross Tonnage:  470
Description of Loss: Collision with steamer Brunswick Nov. 12, 1881

Location:   12.8NM/159.5T Port Maitland, 16.8NM/216.5T Port Colborne
                 11.5NM/330.1T Dunkirk
                 G.P.S 42-39.288/79-28.597

Depth: 95'

Notes: One 2400# block off bow. Has orange/white mooring buoy when deployed.

General Information:

3 masted schooner built 1869.

Sank November 12, 1881 after collision with Steamer Brunswick (also sank).

154.5 x 31 x12, 470 gross tons.

95’ of depth.

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