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https://cbs4.com/local/catharina.mv.shark.2.1901904.html

It's a shame they put them so deep (200 feet). I should have specified in my recommendations that they be accessible to recreational divers. Anyway, the smaller of the two has a pretty interesting history as a lumber tug then as a live-aboard motor sailer:













Here is a basic history in Swedish
https://www.tugboatlars.se/BoreBW.htm

Google translation is a little rough but you get the general idea
https://translate.google.com/transl...&prev=/search?q=catharina+uhrweder&hl=en&sa=X
 

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yeah, they should have dropped them in shallower water.

I wouldn't waste the trimix to see those little boats.

unless all the brass is still on them...which probably isn't all that much.
 

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yeah, they should have dropped them in shallower water.

I wouldn't waste the trimix to see those little boats.

unless all the brass is still on them...which probably isn't all that much.
The little one is actually pretty interesting maritime history wise. It's National Register eligible but won't ever be listed unless someone pays me to write the nomination :)

It's probably been completely stripped in preparation for sinking. It was pretty stripped when I was onboard as the owner was selling crap so he could eat. Interesting character, he was. But you're right, the most intersting thing about it is the history. But then I'm a history nerd.

The other is an Army tug from the 50s. Historic but not eligible as there are a dozen just like it in better shape still in use in the Great Lakes.
 
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