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Old 05-22-2014, 07:01 PM   #13
DickR
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Originally Posted by Island-Ho View Post
The steamer hull in shallow water in Duck Trap Cove is the remains of the Mohawk, which burned in the boathouse in 1906. My brother and I dove on the wreck in the late 60's and recovered a number of items including brass gauges, oil lamps, flag staff, and an anchor. The yacht was owned by Dr. F. E. Greene, and the items were returned to the family of Dr. Greene, who owned Windermere Estate and most of the end of Long Island.
Thanks for posting this, which I stumbled on by chance. We own what we believe was the last of the Greene family holdings on LI, just west of light 64 on the NE side of LI, purchased from the Greene family descendants in 1992. It's nice to hear about things related to the history of the property.
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