Saturday, March 17, 2012
Schooner Helen H. Benedict ~ 6 February 1914
New York Times
February 7, 1914
SCHOONER GOES ASHORE.
Crew of the Helen H. Benedict Rescued by Life Savers.
NAGS HEAD, N.C., Feb. 6—The schooner Helen M. Benedict of New Haven, Conn., from Pert Amboy to Fernandina, with a crew of nine men, was driven ashore near here today in a gale. Life savers took off her crew in a breeches buoy.
The schooner Helen H. Benedict belonged to the Benedict-Manson fleet. She was thirty-three years old and was worth about $8,000. Her Captain was Windsor W. Torrey of Deer Isle, Me.