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Historic Shipwreck Profile: Additional Information on Wreck Event


Steam Schooner

Newspaper clipping from SLO Daily Telegram 31JUL1913 p1 col1 shipwreck Casco

Source: Daily Telegram (San Luis Obispo, CA), 31 July 1913, p. 1, col. 1.
Courtesy of California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside.



Engines, Boilers, Tackle and All Useful Equipment Is Loaded on Barge Ready For Sea.

Work of salvaging the wreck of the steam schooner Casco which has been carried on during the past three weeks under the supervision of Frank Kamp of the San Francisco Bridge Co., has been finished. All the machinery and boilers, wenches, tackle, etc., has been loaded on the power barge Bonita and will be shipped to San Francisco tomorrow. Frank Kamp, of the San Francisco Bridge Co., who has had the salvage work in charge, will return to Port San Luis with his crew.

Source: Pacific Marine Review (San Francisco, CA), August 1913, Volume 9, Issue 8, p. 48.
Courtesy of Hathi Trust (Google-digitized).


Marine Mishaps

"CASCO," Str. From Redondo, June 26th, for San Francisco. Struck a rock off San Simeon on June 27th and was beached. Latest advices indicated that vessel was breaking up and would probably be a total loss. Inquiry by the Local Inspectors as to the cause of the accident developed that the master was negligent in navigation and his license was suspended for one year.

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