Captain Charles G. Reid lost at sea from SS Argentina
Ship's Master Lost At Sea NEW YORK (AP) — Captain Charles G. Reid, master of the American freighter SS Argentina, Argentina, was lost at sea Wednesday while his vessel was en route from Kingston, Jamaica to Bermuda. Bermuda. Reid is thought to have fallen fallen overboard, although the owners owners of thc ship, Moore-McCormack Moore-McCormack lines, said they did not expect to have any further information information on the incident until the Argentina returns to New York Monday. They said tho ship was still in Bermuda Friday. Friday. An unsuccessful search for Reid by U.S. Coast Guard planes flying out of the U.S. Navy base at Guanlanamo Bay, Cuba, was called off Friday. Reid, 42, lived in Brooklyn, New York. He is survived by his widow, Rachacl. Reid was born in Flint Hills, Va. He wis graduated from tha U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y. in 1947, and worked for several shipping companies before joining Moorc-McCormack in 1949.