Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary







  Moorings 



advisory council button


FacebookTwitterView Our Calendar

NOAAFriends GroupSign Up for Our Newsletter

Barge No. 012
Barge
Historic Research Collection

Back to Shipwrecks


GPS Location: N45°08.193' W83°09.554'
Depth: 40 Feet
Wreck Length: 160 Feet Beam: 44 Feet
Gross Tonnage: Unknown Cargo: Supplies
Launched: 1897 in Buffalo, New York
Wrecked: July 8, 1975
Description: Barge No. 12 mysteriously sank alongside the German freighter Nordmeer. The large rectangular welded steel barge with open deck hatches is completely intact and absent any obvious signs of damage. Open hatches lead below deck with intact ladders, equipment storage compartments, and barrels, cans and loose wiring scattered about.

 


Barge No. 012

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Revised July 31, 2017 by Contact Us | Web site owner - National Ocean Service
National Marine Sanctuary Program
| For Employees | User Survey
Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Many links leave the National Marine Sanctuary Web Site - please view our Link Disclaimer for more information
National Ocean Service | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration | U.S. Department of Commerce | NOAA Library | Privacy Policy
Contact Us | http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov /includes/footer.html

wreck coordinates Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center