Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Schooner Laura A. Barnes ~ 1 June 1921
Built in 1918, the Laura A. Barnes was a 120-foot wooden four-masted schooner out of Camden, ME. She set sail without cargo from New York en route to South Carolina and stranded in breakers off Bodie Island during a Nor'easter on June 1, 1921. Her crew of 8 men, which included owner/master C.H. Barnes, was rescued by the men at the Bodie Island Coast Guard Station.