Name of Wreck:  Tonawanda

Organizing Group:  Niagara Divers' Association

Official Number:  24110

Nation of Registry:  US

Construction Details

Year Built:  1856
Built At:  Buffalo, NY
Built By:  B.B. Jones
Vessel Type:  Wooden propeller


Length: 202'3"
Beam: 32'3"
Draft: 13'3"
Gross Tonnage:  936

Description of Loss: Foundered in storm, October 18, 1870

Location: 4.5NM/87.1T Point Albino Lighthouse, 4.4NM/246T Buffalo.
               G.P.S 42-50.399/78-58.932

Depth: 48'

Notes: Usually marked with jug attached to wreck.

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