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|Vessel Type||Schooner Barge|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||165' / 34' / 21'|
|Cargo||Coal and lumber|
|Date of Loss||January 21, 1907|
|Reason for Loss||Foundered while in tow|
|Location||Block Island, RI, ½ mile WNW of light on Great Salt Pond jetty. Wreck location is marked "Wk" on NOAA chart.|
|Coordinates (Lat/Lon)||41-12-07N / 71-36-03W|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)||80' Maximum|
|Typical Visibility (feet)||10 - 20'|
|Wreck Condition||Hull is partially intact and full of coal|
|Diving Considerations||Heavy boat traffic at times|
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