Steamer Dix

PUGET SOUND'S WORST MARITIME CALAMITY
1:36 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

Diver's 20-year hunch turns up wreckage of century-old disaster

The encrusted propeller of what its discoverers believe is the wreckage of the steam-powered ferry Dix, which collided with a freighter and sank in 1906, resulting in the loss of as many as 45 lives.
Scott Boyd Northwest Wreck Dives

A diver's 20-year search for the wreckage of the worst maritime disaster in Puget Sound history has apparently ended with the discovery of the Mosquito Fleet steamer Dix off Seattle's Alki Point.

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