Pinta, a Freighter built in 1959 by N.V. Bodewes shipbuilders in Denmark
194' length x 54' (13' draft) 500 Tons
from 55' up to 85', 6.5 miles Northeast of Asbury Park
up to 30' as it lies on its port side on a sandy bottom. It is said that the bow is still in good shape
Wednesday May 8th, 1963 inbound to New York from Central America, and carrying a cargo of teak lumber.
The 458' freighter "City of Perth" had a malfunction of the steering gear and rammed the Pinta broadside just forward of the bridge. The damage caused the Pinta to sink within the next hour.
None, all twelve of her crew including Captain Korpelshoek took to a life boat and boarded the City of Perth.