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Moosehead Lake
Steamboat Point circled

 Steamer Twilight
from old postcard
Town of Greenville, ME

The table below provides historical and statistical data on the vessel. Some of the information may be incomplete. If you have additions or corrections, please e-mail us at the address listed below.

Shipwreck Data

Vessel Name Twilight
Other Names  
Vessel Type Moosehead Lake excursion boat
Owner Coburn Steamboat Company
Length / Beam / Draft (feet) 96' / 20'  /
Hull Construction Wood - ironclad at waterline (to resist ice damage)
Propulsion Diesel (originally steam) / Propellers
Built 1910 at Greenville Junction, ME
Date of Loss February 1921
Reason for Loss Damaged by ice while in winter storage
Fatalities None
Location Moosehead Lake, Greenville Junction, ME,  30' off south shore of Steamboat Point
Coordinates (Lat/Lon) 45-28-09N / 69-37-15W
Coordinates (Loran C)  
Water Depth (feet) 3 - 30'
Typical Visibility (feet)  
Wreck Condition Hull intact, superstructure broken up, 
Diving Considerations Boat access only; shore access prohibited. Wreck is protected by the State of Maine; no molesting or artifact removal is allowed.
Other Information Shipwrecks Kineo and Pricilla are sunk nearby, off the northeast side of Shipwreck Point. This information was provided by diver Chris Hugo. For more information on Moosehead Lake wrecks, contact Chris at wreckclues@juno.com .
Attention Divers
The information on this page was obtained from a variety of sources. Although we have attempted to make it as accurate as possible, it may contain errors.  For your personal safety, use extreme caution when diving on this wreck.

For more information on this wreck's location and history, and water and diving conditions in the area, contact local dive shop personnel, dive charter boat operators and local fishermen. Also check out the other shipwreck Websites listed on our Favorite Links page.

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