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 - BOAT CAPSIZES WITH 13AB0ARD Woman Only One...
BOAT CAPSIZES WITH 13AB0ARD Woman Only One Found of Party In Saginaw Bay Tragedy Standlsh, Mich., Aug. 4. (Tuesday», (/p) Searching parties returned today from a four-hour quest for 12 men and women who have been missing since their 30- foot cruiser overturned in Saginaw Hay at 2 p. m. Sunday, *>mp- ty-handed save for a coat Identified as belonging to a member of the fishing party. A aearch hy air and w'ater which began Moitdftj mornlnf was spurred by 11 of Mrs. i»uis Repke, of Hay City. Mich., a of in In ! The 23-year-old woman, exhausted . ar,,| incoherent, said ten members Gf th„ party v^re still clinging to second woman in the hope of the overturned yacht when she | struck out with her husband and a secona wom.u m ... »m,* - * aar&tftd Y ok., ! certain it was the rnHsing cruiser. ! Three rescue boats manned by The three became when darkness feU, she told Sher IfT John Johannes, hut, buoyed up by a life jacket su« h as all three wore, she reached shore safely after hours tn the water. Mrs. Repke said she broke Into an unoccupied hunting cabin and spent Sunday, night there, trunking three miles (.4*1—Presto tho nearest farmhouse on Mon- day. Allan Hoffman. Bay City pilot, | flew out over the bay before dusk Monday night, following Mrs. Repke s vague directions. He re- ported sighting what appeared to be a wrecked vessel resting on the bottom, but said he could not volunteers put out from here for I the spot, and found a blue coat j which relatives identified as that • worn by John Zametzer of Lin- wood Bea< h. Mich , one of the ! Part^ x roa*L *uard crew continued the search. Traffic At Straits

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  1. The Escanaba Daily Press,
  2. 04 Aug 1942, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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