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'Helen J. Seitz,' Camden, 1905

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The Helen J. Seitz 5-masted schooner, named after the wife of Arthur Seitz, V. P. of Coastwise Transportation, was built in Camden by the Holly M. Bean shipyard.

The schooner, launched October 30, 1905, was the deepest vessel ever built by the Bean shipyard. It carried 4,500 tons of coal. It was known as one of the prettiest schooners ever built.

The keel was 272 feet, the Beam was 48 feet, the depth 27 feet, and the LOA 308 feet.

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