Title

Article on the rescue of the 147-foot, three-master schooner "Joseph Luther," Jo

Authors

Ken Textor

Source

Down East

Date

12-1-2002

Pages

78-81, 92

Abstract

Article on the rescue of the 147-foot, three-master schooner "Joseph Luther," John Francis, captain, which crashed into Whaleback Rock off Georgetown in January 1901. The crew from Hunnewell Beach Life Saving Station managed to rescue the six men aboard, but it was one of those six men, Gussie Hodgkins, who risked his life to save the ship's cat, Hunnie.

Subjects

Joseph Luther (Schooner), Marine accidents, Rescue work

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