Tag Archives: Fannie E Wolston

Derelicts & Ghost Ships — Are Catamarans the New Lumber Schooners?

Derelicts, abandoned ships often waterlogged and just barely afloat, are fascinating ghosts which wander the seas according to the vagaries of the winds and the currents. They are also significant hazards to navigation. In the later half of the 19th … Continue reading

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Derelicts Adrift — Angel & Fannie E Wolston

One of the more interesting questions about Louis Jordan’s ordeal is “why didn’t he drift farther north on the Gulf Stream?” Jordan was dismasted in his Alberg 35 sailboat, named Angel, somewhere off the North Carolina coast in January and … Continue reading

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