Madeira (Lake Superior)

From the shore reachable wreck in Lake Superior

47° 12' 21.60" N, 91° 21' 28.80" W
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Data & Description

Altitude:
184 meters

Sunk:
November 4th 1905

Reason sunk:
stranded in the storm on Gold Rock

Position:
Gold Rock (north of Split Rock Lighthouse).
The beach access to the Madeira is just north of the main entrance to Split Rock Lighthouse State Park.

Approach:
Minnesota Highway 61, 20 miles northeast of Two Harbors

Minimum depth:
20 feet (~6 meters)

Maximum depth:
110 feet (~34 meters)

Last content update:
2009/01/04

Contributed by:
Martin Sebald

Rating¹:
better

Difficulty²:
advanced diver

Route planner:
Google Maps

Weather:

WetterOnline
Das Wetter für
Duluth

 

Type of vessel:
Steel hull vessel

Length:
436 feet (~133 meters)

¹ Dive site rating: The rating is a five star rating ("poor" to "outstanding") and based on the dive site itself and on the comparison of all dive sites in the area. It also reflects the personal opinion and preference of the contributor.
² Dive site difficulty: The difficulty rating is a five star rating ("beginner" to "technical diver") and based on the personal opinion of the contributor and maybe also on the experience the contributor had when diving this site. We take absolutly no responsibility for diving accidents or anything else. Please always be a safe diver and dive your level of experience and please also be aware of local laws and regulations there might be.

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