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The Sea's Strangest Story

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Captain Silas W. Martin, owner-skipper of the 250-ton clipper MARGARET CRAWFORD sailing out of Wilmington, always wanted to take his children with him on a voyage, but his wife refused for years. Finally when his son was 34 and his daughter 24, she relented. His son washed overboard during a storm and his daughter later died. Martin's daughter did not want to be buried at sea, and he brought her body back to Wilmington for burial in Oakdale Cemetery.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 7 Issue 3, June 1939, p30, il