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Alma A. E. Holmes

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4-Masted Schooner Model
Like Alma A.E. Holmes
(Smithsonian Institution)


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Shipwreck Data

Vessel Name Alma A. E. Holmes
Other Names  
Vessel Type 4-Masted Schooner
Length / Beam / Draft (feet) 202' / 41' / 18'
Tonnage 1,208
Hull Construction Wood
Propulsion Sails
Cargo Coal
Built 1888 (or 1898) at Camden, ME
Date of Loss October 10, 1914
Reason for Loss Collision with steamer Belfast
Location Off Bakers Island, Marblehead, MA
Coordinates (Lat/Lon) 42-28-06N / 70-44-54W
Coordinates (Loran C)  
Water Depth (feet) 160'
Typical Visibility (feet)  
Wreck Condition  
Diving Considerations  
Other Information  
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