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Author Topic: Turner Center Creamery Cans were on the Steamer "PORTLAND"  (Read 746 times)
Richard "Steam" Symmes
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« on: April 01, 2016, 02:14:53 AM »

At the northern tip of Cape Cod on Sunday evening, lifesaver John Johnston was scouring the edge of the surf when he found several empty 40-quart cans from Turner Center Creamery in Maine and a cork-filled life jacket with the words "Str. Portland." Battered pieces of wreckage followed. Overnight, bodies started to wash ashore — 21 in the first few days, a total of 40 within weeks


From a history of the PORTLAND sinking in 1898.
  Richard W. Symmes
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