Wednesday, July 21, 2010

George W. Wells

I've just published another Ocracoke Newsletter. This month I relate the story of the sinking of the six-masted schooner George W. Wells, one of the largest wooden sailing vessels ever built. The Wells wrecked on Ocracoke's beach in September of 1913 during a violent storm. You can read this fascinating story here:

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous8:01 AM

    Excellent & thorough researched article Philip! You should compile
    these shipwreck stories into a book.