The Wreck Today: Much of the time the lakes currents wash sand over her remains, covering them. Following a strong south wind, the timbers will uncover and she can still be explored. Even today, a strong south gale will wash pieces of this wreck to shore.
Additional information on the Elphicke is on page 76 of Erie Wrecks East.
Location: 00ºT 26.2 miles off Erie, Pennsylvania 229ºT 1.2 miles off
Long Point Light
Coordinates: GPS:PA 42 32.18 80 03.97
Official #: 126568
Lies: bow west Depth:20 feet
Type: wood propeller, bulk freighter Cargo:wheat
Power: triple expansion steam
Owner(s) Kinney Transportation Company of Cleveland, Ohio
Built: 1889 at Trenton, Michigan by Craig Shipbuilding
Dimensions: 273’ x 42’ x 22’ Tonnage: 2406 gross 1764 net
Date of Loss: Tuesday, October 21, 1913