George T. Simmons

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VOL. XYIIL TBEWttDSEAWAVES *r i_ v*i» ^»r» i T i* ji « ^ 1 make Life Miserable for the Sail! Sea Dogs. the _ ____ ___ ! ior OF PEEIL OH THE DEEP. | j j ine Dancerotu night of the Schooner aware Bay — Two Han Overboard — Tiie Captain »nd !TwoSlolc gallon Remain — Bobert Grant j I Survive. *our Day. In th. Blaclne of j tbe fleorco T. Simmons. | 1 „. _, «,,— . 29.-The Old Bom, inion eteamship Wyanoke reached port 1 4rom Norfolk, Va. She had a verv "istormy trip. When off the Delaware •cape, she fell in with the schooner Mor- xuette, of Bath, Me., with lumber. She was in a sad plight. Her captain reported reported that two seamen had been washed .overboard and lost during a terrific gale and that the mate had died from exposure. exposure. The captain and two sick Bailors were afl that remained to work the ship. The oaptain, too, was in a bad way physically. physically. He, however, declined to be .taken in tow, 1 jjjns afraid of the salvage riaim, but asked for two men and some provisions to help him into harbor. iLefi 1o Their fate. 3Ehe Wyanoke had no men to spare— "at least her commander says so. A life- was lowered 1'rom the Wyanoke "and filled with provisions. It was manned toy seven sturdy mariners, and 3bey .started for the schooner, which was a half mile to leeward. The sea was runninc fearfully high at the time, and the liteuoat crew put forth their best ef- viort *o reach the Alomsette, but failed, and -wore forced to return to the ^steamer •without furnishing the food that •was so badly needed. The Wyanoke, wlien she found that •she could not render necessary assistance, inroooeded on her royapre. There were two Italian barks in the neighborhood of the Horriaette at the time, and they Signaled the Wyanoke for bearings and t were answered. , ^ ONE SAVED OUT OF FIVE. and Three liUrnts He -to the MCE'UC of Bl> ., Oct. 28.— The picked life saving crew from stations NOB. 4, 5 .and 6 suoceeded in rescuing the only surviving member of the crew of the . ischooner George f. Simmons, of Cam•den, Cam•den, N. J"., wrecked last Wednesday ' night near False Cape. Of the five membere of the crew who Jashed themselves in the- rigging when «he vessel went into the 'breakers, Eob- «rtljee<3iant was the only one who had •'endurance to hold out during four nights and tiuee days and most of the time nn- xler ia terrific storm and tremenduous at is a of One by one his four comrades became •exhausted and dropped s5nto the sea. When relief came Grant was almost •Steady to follow his fellow seamen, for •be was worn out from his long andter- ,f£ble struggle for life. After he was *aken ashore Giant recovered rapidly •ndas-welL

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 29 Oct 1889, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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  • George T. Simmons

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