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|Vessel Name||A. F. Davison|
|Vessel Type||4-Masted Schooner|
|Owner||Capt. Robert Reed|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)|
|Built||1909 at Annapolis, NS (W.F. Pickels & Co.)|
|Date of Loss||December 6, 1926|
|Reason for Loss||Driven ashore in gale and wrecked|
|Location||Grand Manan - Cow Passage, off Brown's Point, north side of White Head Island|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
|Wreck Condition||Probably mostly gone|
|Diving Considerations||Caution - currents are very strong around Grand Manan|
Trip - St. John, NB to New York
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