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Catalog Number 2014.178.34
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Reference code US SPHi 2014.178.34
Scope & Content 1893 article about the memorial service held for the six men who died in the wreck of the fishing schooner, Mary Lizzie. Services were held at the Peoples Methodish Church in Ferry Village. The six men who were lost at sea were: Captain John B. Woodbury, Alpheus P. Doughty, John Hughes, Charles A. Ridley, Horace Upton, and Fred R. McIntyre. Estimated attendance at the service was 800 people. Services were conducted by Reverend I.G. Ross, assisted by the pastor from the Elm Street Church, Reverend L.H. Bean (who was formerly pastor at Peoples Methodist). The sole survivor of the shipwreck was George H. Upton, who clung to wreckage for 33 hours before being rescued; he was too ill and unable to attend the memorial service.
Date 1893
Search Terms Mary Lizzie, fishing schooner
Subjects Shipwrecks
People Upton, George H. (Captain)