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    too many hobbies...

    Jul 2009
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    Cool Divers discover 1942 shipwreck

    from https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/di...cid=spartandhp

    A piece of history has been recovered off the coast of Portsmouth, 75 years after it sank.
    The divers who found the wreck over the summer said they work closely as a team, sharing in their passion for diving and unlocking the traces of the past that have been mostly forgotten.
    In 2014, Jeff Goodreau of Rindge and Ryan King of Brentwood began a project with five others to search for the S.S. William H. Machen, a steamship which carried coal from Virginia to Maine.
    “Top of the mountain. This one is the big one,” said Goodreau said.
    All 34 crew members were rescued when the Machen collided with another ship about 15 miles off the coast of Portsmouth in 1942, but the ship sank 300 feet below the surface.
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    Scotland, Aye !!

    Oct 2004
    N. San Diego area (Pic of my two best 'finds'; son and grandson)
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    Seems like a lot of time, effort and money was invested to research, equip then dive to 300 feet to find a vessel transporting only coal.
    My instinct suggests the target was not the coal, nor simply to locate the hulk of a relatively modern wreck.
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    The divers did not made any profits.



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