The Legend of the ill-fated Glenesslin Shipwreck`

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Title

The Legend of the ill-fated Glenesslin Shipwreck`

Subject

newspaper

Description

Nagging questions still linger about the vessel's last hours at sea. The story goes on to tell the familiar story of how the Glennesslin ran aground right on the rocks at Neahkahnie Mountain in the middle of the day. Captain Owen Williams never disclosed the cause of the incident. All 21 crew members made it to shore safely. It could have been insurance settlement that he was truly after. The ship was an exceedingly handsome ship, build in 1895 and once was the pride of the DeWolf fleet.

There is a partial article on the same page, about the survey of Phil Costaggini, who conducted a survey of Neahkahnie Mountain in the late 1970s He led credence to Wayne Jenson's notion that "Sir Francis Drake in Nehalem Bay 1579, had had the mountain surveyed during his stay to repair the ship Golden Hinde,

Creator

Dave Fisher

Source

North Coast Citizen

Date

10/8/-12/2009

Contributor

Don Acker

Format

(3) 10 x 8" newspaper

Identifier

Omeka: 808
NVHS Accession:2011.232.31
Physical Location: Box D, Folder 1

Collection

Citation

Dave Fisher, “The Legend of the ill-fated Glenesslin Shipwreck`,” Nehalem Valley Historical Society Online Archive, accessed January 24, 2020, http://www.nehalemvalleyhistory.org/omeka/items/show/808.

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