The Wreck of the Nahum Chapin

The Wreck of the Nahum Chapin (HM2GYW)

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N 40° 45.96', W 73° 1.408'

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The Nahum Chapin was a 145 foot three -masted schooner built in Rockland, Maine in 1882.
On January 2, 1897, while on its way from Baltimore to Boston with a cargo of coal
the ship ran aground due to a fierce winter storm just off the coastline near Quogue,
Long Island, New York. As helpless crowds watched, huge waves broke the ship apart
throwing all hands into the water.

No one survived.

In this sacred ground rest five of the ship's crew.
The tragedy of the Nahum Chapin brought these men to our shores, to an island with which they
had no kinship. But here we provide their souls a resting place to honor their memory.
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Date Added Monday, May 20th, 2019 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 666820 N 4514660
Decimal Degrees40.76600000, -73.02346667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.96', W 73° 1.408'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 57.6" N, 73° 1' 24.48" W
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