The Dorthy B. Barrett Shipwreck
New York and New Jersey's (Wreck Valley)
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DORTHY B BARRETT
The five masted schooner Dorthy B. Barrett was built in 1904. She
was 259 feet long and had a45 foot beam.
On August 14, 1918the Dorthy B. Barrett was en-route from New York
to Norfolk the U-117approached. The German U-Boat fired one warning
shot then ordered the Barrett abandoned. Once all of the Barrett's
crew were safely aboard life boats, the schooner was sunk with the
U-Boats deck gun.
Today the Barrett sits scattered in 60 feet of water 20 miles out of
Great Egg Inlet NJ. This wreck is a good lobster dive.
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