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Bemis: Latest Lusitania expedition was 'very useful'
Gregg Bemis arrived home to Santa Fe on Thursday night after spending two weeks off the southern coast of Ireland where he explored the ruins of a ship sunk in the prelude to World War I Bemis a 79yearold venture capitalist estimated he has taken 30 trips to the area since he became interested in the Lusitania in 1969 In 1982 he became the sole owner of the wreck 300 feet beneath the surface of the Atlantic ocean about 12 miles south of County Cork in Irish territorial waters