Name of Wreck:  George Finnie

Photos by Vlada Dekina

Organizing Group:  Niagara Divers's Association

Official Number:  10545

Nation of Registry:  US

Construction Details

Year Built:  1866
Built At:  Oswego, NY
Built By:  G. Goble
Vessel Type:  Wooden
Rig: Three-masted Schooner


Length: 130'
Beam: 26'
Draft: 10'
Gross Tonnage:  301

Description of Loss: Foundered in gale Nov. 15, 1891

Location: 11.3NM/185.9T Port Maitland, 20.2NM/230.7T Port Colborne,
               15.6NM/313.3T Dunkirk.
               G.P.S 42-40.087/79-36.250

Depth: 100

Notes: Orange/white mooring buoy attached to windlass when deployed.

General Information:

Built 1866 at Oswego, NY.

Lost in a storm November 17, 1891.

Lost all seven crew.

136’ x 26’ x 10’, 300 gross tons.

Constructed as a three master,   converted to two.

Maximum depth 102’.


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