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The postcard reads, “This is the wreck at the old Wallace place, The Bessie Parker.” The ship's name can be seen on the ship’s bow. Wallace Cove is in South Lubec, off Boot Cove Road closest to the south side of Jim’s Head. The shipwreck occurred on October 7, 1906. She was sailing from St. John, New Brunswick to New York.
The postcard is signed “Addie,” mailed from Lubec on November 15, 1906, to Mrs Alvery(?) Wallace in Rocque Bluffs, Maine.
About This Item
- Title: The Bessie Parker Shipwreck, Lubec, 1906
- Creation Date: 1906
- Subject Date: 1906
- Local Name: South Lubec
- Town: Lubec
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 8.9 cm x 13.9 cm
- Local Code: 299 jpg
- Object Type: Image
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135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652
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