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The Dix lies on her starboard side, amazingly well intact despite being made of wood, albeit covered in local marine life. The wheel house and superstructure, often absent on wrecks of her type are still in place and highly recognizable, as is the...  more »
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As there is no current documentation regarding the current state of Clallam, only educated guesses can be made regarding the shape of the vessel by comparison to like shipwrecks. Clallam may have mostly rotted as the majority of her structure and hull was...  more »
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The propeller Acme was carrying a cargo of farm products and sank in a storm due to a leak in the hull.  more »
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The four masted iron propeller, Brunwick, loaded with a heavy cargo of coal collided with the schooner Carlingford in mid November 1881 and sank in 100 feet of water.  more »
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The wooden propeller, Tonawanda, was nearing Buffalo during a heavy storm and signalled for assistance. While being towed and within 5 miles from the harbor the ship listed and sank. Salvage attempts were made but failed. She was carrying heavy loads of...  more »
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The propeller Dacotach was carrying a cargo of general merchandise when she ran aground and broke up. A portion of the shipwreck lies scattered over the shallow area near shore.  more »
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Wreck is believed to be that of the wooden propeller Chippewa also referred to as the Chrysler Park Wreck that sank in this area in August 1920. The shipwreck is 65 feet in length and is in the middle of the shipping channel.  more »
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The Fred Mercur was a wooden propeller that was built in Buffalo, NY in 1882. In July of 1925 she caught fire and burned to a total loss. The crew was saved. The wreck is located about 5 km upstream (west) of Stanley Island, and is on the north side of...  more »
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