Passaic

by Jim Kennard


Year Built

1862

Year Sank

1891

Depth

80 ft (24.4 m)

Difficulty Level

Advanced


Passaic

Wreck Location

Approximately 6 miles west of Dunkirk off of Van Buren Point.
~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   42° 28' 44.4" N      Longitude:   -79° 27' 46.1988" W

Description

The package frreighter, Passaic, while carrying a load of lumber and towing several barges encountered heavy seas and foundered.


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