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Isaac Jones

Obituary Date: 6/11/1904

Information in this record:
CAPTAIN JONES' BODY FOUND 1904, 11 June. The body of Captain Isaac Jones, one of three men who left Ocean City in a small skiff for Holly Beach on May 26th., has been found at Cape May, New Jersey and brought to Berlin for burial. The other bodies have not been recovered. Captain Isaac Jones, William Short, and 7_William Jones7_ left Ocean City Thursday May 26th., bound for Holly Beach, New Jersey to fish for sturgeon. The boat was a 20 foot sea skiff and had a gasoline engine in it and was also fitted with a sail. She was heavily loaded with part of a sturgeon fishing outfit, and it is supposed she capsized in crossing the mouth of the Delaware Bay, as nothing has been seen of their boat or occupants until the body of Captain Jones was found at Cape May last Tuesday. Captain Jones has a wife and four children, Short was unmarried. William Jones is a lad of 16 years, son of Captain John B. Jones, Keeper of Isle of Wight Life-Saving Station. Keeper Jones [also] had a son who lost his life on board the United States ship TEXAS last Christmas Day at Key West. Democratic Messenger, Snow Hill, Md. 1904, 11

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