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Submerged fishing boat listed on National Register

A fishing boat that sank in 1988 off Massachusetts has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but it's unlikely anyone will ever visit it. That's because the 54-foot Edna G. sits in 300 feet of water off Gloucester in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

The boat that fished for cod, flounder and other bottom-dwelling fish mysteriously sank on June 20, 1988 as her two-man crew set out a trawl net.

After the crew heard a strange noise, the engine room began filling with water. The two were saved by another fishing boat and the cause of its sinking was never discovered.

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