W C Richardson

by Jim Kennard

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Year Sank



40 ft (12.2 m)

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W C Richardson

Wreck Location

Off the Buffalo east harbor wall by approxumately 1 1/2 miles.
~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   42° 51' 4.3812" N      Longitude:   -78° 54' 46.5588" W


The storm of Dec 8, 1909 caused the Richardson to founder off of Waverly Shoal.  Much of the wreck today is scattered on the bottom.


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