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The Bravest of All

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The three-mast ship Ephraim William grounded on Diamond Shoals during a storm on December 16th, 1884. Sailing from Savannah, Georgia, to Providence, Rhode Island, with a cargo of lumber, a crew of 9 men was left stranded aboard the grounded vessel. Surf men from the Cape Hatteras, Cape Kinnakeet, and Creeds Hill Lifesaving Stations, saved the crew of the Ephraim Williams and earned Gold Life Saving Medals awarded by the Secretary of the United States Treasury.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 40, Mar 1953, p3, 18, il