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Cobb’s Island, Virginia
The Cobb's Island Life-Saving Station was commissioned in 1875.
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The first station burned to the ground several years after completion.
The second station was built in 1880.
Neither of the early stations has survived the elements of time.
The station responded to twenty-four major shipwrecks.

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Read about this station and the shipwreck of the Laura Tompkins, 1913

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