"The Blue Book says we've got to go out and it doesn't say a damn thing about having to come back." --Captain Patrick Etheridge, USLSS
A compilation of U.S. Life-Saving Service reports, newspaper articles, publications and more related to shipwrecks of the N.C. coast. Does not include ships that were hauled off or otherwise saved.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Steamer Madeleine & Tug Margaret ~ 12 January 1912
NORTH CAROLINA MARITIME MUSEUM
On this day in 1912 the Raleigh Daily Times reported that the steamer Madeleine and tug Margaret were lost SE Of Cape Lookout Shoals. The crew of the steamer was rescued but the tug captain and crew from one of the barges being towed were lost.