Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum
Hog Island, Virginia
by Photograph collection of Annie P. Quillen.
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The Hog Island Life-Saving Station was commissioned in 1875.

This photograph is of the 2nd of a total of five different stations to be erected on the island. This station responded to twenty-four major shipwrecks. The Keeper and surfmen of the Hog Island station received the Gold and Silver Life-Saving Medals for their heroic efforts at the scene of the shipwreck San Albano, in 1892.









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Read about this station and the shipwreck of the Lena, 1884
Read about this station and the shipwreck of the San Albano, 1892