Hunting New England Shipwrecks

D. T. Sheridan

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D. T. Sheridan
Monhegan Island, ME
(Paul Sherman collection)

D. T. Sheridan
in her better days
(Mariners Museum)

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D.T. Sheridan
rusting away in 2009
(photo by a site visitor)

D.T. Sheridan
another 2009 view
(photo by a site visitor)

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.

Shipwreck Data

Vessel Name D. T.  Sheridan
Other Names  
Vessel Type Tug
Owner Sheridan Towing Company
Length / Beam / Draft (feet) 110' /26' / 12'
Hull Construction Steel
Propulsion Diesel / Props
Cargo Towing barges when grounded
Built 1939 at Brooklyn, NY
Date of Loss November 5, 1948
Reason for Loss Ran on rocks in dense fog
Fatalities None
Location Beached on rocks, Lobster Point, Monhegan Island, ME
Coordinates (Lat/Lon) 43-45-21 N / 69-19-24 W
Coordinates (Loran C)  
Water Depth (feet)  
Typical Visibility (feet)  
Wreck Condition Hull is still mostly intact
Diving Considerations  
Other Information  
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