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GRECIAN

The steamer Grecian was built in 1900. She was 265 feet long had a 42 foot beam and displaced 2,827gross and 1,994 net tons.

The Grecian left Boston with a general cargo. Bound for Baltimore on May 27, 1932 the Grecian and the City of Chattanooga crashed in a pea soup fog off Block Island. The Chattanooga's Captain reported "We were almost stopped at the time of the crash. The Grecian was going to cross our bow. She loomed up out of the fog about two minutes before the collision. We put our engines into reverse, but it was too late. The Grecian went down within only five minutes taking four of her crew to their graves.

The Grecian wreck now sits in 100 feet of water. Capt Eric Takakjian reports that the wreck is low lying. Her bow is intact and sits on its starboard side. Sand at this site moves quite a bit. This wreck can and does get covered and uncovered repeatedly depending on weather conditions. Average visibility ranges from 30 to 40 feet and their is usually little current.

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Shipwreck Diving is a complete how to ebook about the sport of wreck diving. This downloadable PDF e-book is packed with information and heavily illustrated with over 80 sensational color photographs. Daniel Berg, a noted wreck diver, instructor and author of ten shipwrecks related books, describes all the basics of wreck diving. Topics include everything from equipment modifications, communication, and wreck penetration to artifact preservation. Dan also tells how to navigate on a wreck and be able to return to the anchor line after the dive. Why some divers find more artifacts and explains how to catch lobsters. Shipwreck Diving also covers such diverse topics as shipwreck research, photography, spear fishing and how to use an underwater metal detector. This exciting book tells all the tricks of the trade that until now have only been learned through years of experience. Shipwreck divers of all caliber will find Shipwreck Diving informative, rewarding and entertaining

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