Hunting New England Shipwrecks
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crossing the Atlantic
sinking off Nantucket
The table below provides historical and statistical data on the vessel. Some of the information may be incomplete. If you have additions or corrections, please e-mail us at the address listed below.
|Vessel Name||Andrea Doria|
|Vessel Type||Passenger Steamer|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||697' / 90' /|
|Propulsion||Diesel / Screw|
|Built||1952 at Genoa, Italy|
|Date of Loss||July 26, 1956|
|Reason for Loss||Rammed by Swedish steamer Stockholm.|
|Location||50 miles south of Nantucket, MA|
|Coordinates (Lat/Lon)||40-29-30N / 69-50-36W|
|Coordinates (Loran C)||25147.7 / 43480.7|
|Water Depth (feet)||235'|
|Typical Visibility (feet)||25'|
|Wreck Condition||Intact and lying on starboard side|
|Diving Considerations||A deep and dangerous dive|
|Other Information||For a virtual artifact fix, check out the Doria artifact galleries at njscuba.net.|
Attention Divers The information on this page was obtained from a variety of sources. Although we have attempted to make it as accurate as possible, it may contain errors. For your personal safety, use extreme caution when diving on this wreck.
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