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Portsmouth, NH Boat Accident, Jun 1903

YAWL DISMASTED.

Former Governor Rollins' Yacht Collided With a Schooner

The yawl Katherine, owned by former Governor Rollins of New Hampshire, was in collision on Monday with the British schooner Valdare and had her mainmast broken off even with the deck. Her skipper, Capt. B. F. Gimm, had his back seriously injured by the falling spar.

The Katherine had been to the eastward and was about to leave Portland harbor for York Beach, where she was to meet Governor Rollins.

Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, NH 16 Jun 1903



article | by Dr. Radut