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A.F. Davison

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Shipwreck Data

Vessel Name A. F. Davison
Other Names  
Vessel Type 4-Masted Schooner
Owner Capt. Robert Reed
Length / Beam / Draft (feet)  
Tonnage 503
Hull Construction Wood
Propulsion Sails
Cargo Spruce Pilings
Built 1909 at Annapolis, NS (W.F. Pickels & Co.)
Date of Loss December 6, 1926
Reason for Loss Driven ashore in gale and wrecked
Fatalities None
Location Grand Manan - Cow Passage, off Brown's Point, north side of White Head Island
Coordinates (Lat/Lon)  
Coordinates (Loran C)  
Water Depth (feet)  
Typical Visibility (feet)  
Wreck Condition Probably mostly gone
Diving Considerations Caution - currents are very strong around Grand Manan
Other Information Last Trip - St. John, NB to New York
For more information on Grand Manan and its shipwrecks, see our Grand Manan page.
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