Supplement: The Schooner Edward J. Berwind Disaster

The report in the Milton News letter of February 21, 1908 on the near-loss and rescue of all hands on the schooner Edward J. Berwind did not begin to describe the harrowing ordeal faced by the Captain Frank Lacey and his 10 crew members. These clippings from two other newspapers of the time give a much more detailed account what happened.

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