Memorial: M3205

Memorial in New Bedford. Massachusetts, USA commemorating Captain William Swain d. 1844

Location

New Bedford Seaman's Bethel, New Bedford. Massachusetts, USA, Rest of the World

Transcript

'In Memory of CAPT WM SWAIN / Master of the Christopher of Nantucket. / This worthy man / after fastning to a whale was carried overboard by / the line and drowned / May 19th 1844. / in the 49th Year of his age. / Be ye also ready; for in such an hour as ye / think not, the Son of man cometh'

Details

Type: Tablet
Vessel: Christopher Mitchell

People

Swain, William
Age: 48
Date of Death: 19/5/1844
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: DOSSIER.
Bibliography: Martha Lawrence 'Scrimshaw: the whaler's legacy' (Atglen, 1993).