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Summer 1929: Tragedy at Sea Near Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Part III

[I wrote this in 2000.] By June Morrall The rescue ships carried the injured, stunned and stricken survivors back to San Francisco where they were created at the emergency hospital. Rumor had it that attorneys for the San Juan and … Continue reading

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Summer 1929: Tragedy at Sea Near Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Part II

[I wrote this in 2000.] By June Morrall As the San Juan continued south past Pigeon Point, the Standard Oil tanker S.C.T. Dodd was plowing northward up the coast toward San Francisco, nearing the end of her voyage from Baltimore. … Continue reading

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Summer 1929: Tragedy at Sea Near Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Part I

[I wrote this in 2000.] By June Morrall (Above: Emma Granstedt, center; at right, Mrs. Olsen. Courtesy Patrick Moore, click here 4.jpeg (At right: Theodore Granstedt. Courtesy Patrick Moore.) Emma Granstedt felt a premonition of danger as she boarded the … Continue reading

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