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Freighter Cedarville

Lake Name: Lake Huron
Shipwreck Name: Cedarville
Vessel Type: Steel Freighter
Location: Straits of Mackinac, MI
Vessel Build Info: 1927, Great Lakes Engineering, River Rouge, MI hull #255
Shipwreck Specs: 588x60x32 8575 g 6229n
Official Number: 226492
Names Other: Built as A.F. HARVEY, last name in 1957

Sinking Detail
Moving at speed in fog, she collided with the Norwegian freighter TOPDALSFJORD about 9:50 am and sank quickly. German motor vessel WEISSENBURG picked up the survivors. Wreck location: 3.1 mi, 120 deg from S pier of Mackinac Bridge. She was later found to be at fault in the collision.
Loss Date: 5/7/1965
Loss Place: East of Mackinac Bridge
Loss Life: 10
Loss Reason: Collision
Vessel Cargo: Limestone

Shipwreck Description: One of the best known and most frequently visited shipwrecks in the Straits, the 588ft Cedarville lies on her starboard side and remains quite intact.  Penetration is possible for the trained and experienced.

Dive Type:
Depth Deck(ft): 40 ft
Depth Bottom(ft): 106 ft
Depth Deck(m): 12 m
Depth Bottom(m): 32 m
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