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The Texel Shipwreck  New York and New Jersey's (Wreck Valley)
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TEXEL

The steam powered tanker Texel was built in 1913. She was 331 feet long had a 48 foot beam and displaced 3220 gross tons.

On June 2, 1918 the Texel was sunk by the U-151. six other ships were sunk by the same U-Boat that day, hence the name Black Sunday.

Today the exact location of the Texel is unknown, but she is believed to lie in deep water 250+feet.
 
 
   

 

 

 

 
 

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