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February 2019

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2019 2 England Banks

England Banks

Legend has it that the England Banks were named as such by early skiff fishermen who launched their boats from the crashing surf; as they rowed fastidiously to the grounds roughly 2 to 3 miles offshore, the distance to get there seemed like they “were rowing to England.”

2019 2 The Wreck Of The Dh Ingraham

The Wreck of the DH Ingraham

In 1871 the U.S. government officially formed the Life-Saving Service and placed its administration into the capable hands of a man named Sumner Increase Kimball and a host of lighthouse keepers and “surfmen” along the coastal United States. 

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