Persian

by Jim Kennard


Year Built

--

Year Sank

1875

Depth

640 ft (195 m)

Difficulty Level

Technical


Persian

Wreck Location

7 miles E of Long Point

~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   42° 33' 46.8" N      Longitude:   -79° 54' 42.0012" W

Description

Wooden steamer carrying a cargo of grain caught fire in the coalbunker and spread throughout the entire ship.

Size:  243' x 40' x 19': 



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