State Historic Preservation Office

Wayzata Bay Wreck

Name of Property: Wayzata Bay Wreck
City or Vicinity: Minnetonka
County: Hennepin County
State: MN
Name of Photographer: Mark Slick
Date of Photographs: June 5, 2015

Documentation (PDF)

One end - stem - and an H-bitt of the Wayzata Bay Wreck on the bottom of Lake Minnetonka in 45 feet of water, looking west.

One H-bitt on the Wayzata Bay Wreck, looking northeast.

One side of the Wayzata Bay Wreck showing the athwartships and longitudinal decking, gunwale with scarf, and side strakes; no direction.

A cleat attached to the gunwale of the Wayzata Bay Wreck, with a scarf to the right and a metal support strap; no direction.

An open hatch with intact combings on the deck of the Wayzata Bay Wreck; no direction.

The deck of the Wayzata Bay Wreck is double planked, with longitudinal planks below and athwartships planks above, as shown here; no direction.

The open deck hatches of the Wayzata Bay Wreck afford the opportunity to see inside the hull in places. Here is seen a clamp supporting deck beams, futtocks (the top part of frames), , and the double-layered deck is to the left; no direction.

One of the scarfs joining two timbers that make up part of the gunwale of the Wayzata Bay Wreck; no direction.

One of the stems of the Wayzata Bay Wreck; no direction

   

One of the stems of the Wayzata Bay Wreck; no direction.