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Catalog Number 2014.178.11
Object Name Copy, Reprographic
Reference code US SPHi 2014.178.11
Scope & Content Follow up article, 1924, about the wreck of the fishing schooner, Mary Lizzie in 1893, the loss at sea of six men, and the rescue of the lone survivor, George Upton. Published in the Portland Evening Express on January 18, 1924, 30 years after the shipwreck. Photo of George Upton standing with the barrel that he used to help stay afloat for 33 hours before being picked up by a passing fishing schooner.
Date 1924
Title Popular Cape City Man Relates Tragic Tale of Rescue from Sea - Lone Survivor of Crew of Seven
Search Terms Mary Lizzie, fishing schooner
Subjects Shipwrecks
People Upton, George H. (Captain)