Capt. Anderson swam from wreck to Trial Island (part of an article)

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Capt. Anderson swam from wreck to Trial Island (part of an article) - - . . Nothing could be done to assist the...
- . . Nothing could be done to assist the unfortunate unfortunate six left aboard the Velos. Finally the tug went down, stern first leaving; her -bow -bow only partly - above water. Contractor Adams and. three of the crew were quickly washed away, and drowned. At hut Capt. Anderson tried to reach Trial Island by swimming, i Being caught by heavy seas, he waa carried In on the tops of two big wavea and stranded ashore in a ' half -frosen -frosen condition. The body of the engineer, who had stayed by the wreck, wss recovered this afternoon. ' The steamer Maude brought In all of the saved. The barge Pilot still lies ashore, and at low tide will be high and dry.

Clipped from The New York Times24 Mar 1895, SunPage 1

The New York Times (New York, New York)24 Mar 1895, SunPage 1
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