Sunday, February 12, 2012

Schooner Martha ~ 3 March 1893

Annual Report of the Operations of the United States Life-Saving Service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1893:

Carried away mainsail in heavy weather; stranded on shoal and became a total wreck. Assisted by crews from Big Kinnakeet and Creeds Hill Stations. Succeeded, after great exertion, in landing her crew of four men with breeches buoy. Took them to station and kept them there for four days.

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