Wooden Fragment from the Schooner Ulrica

On loan to the Hull Lifesaving Museum from the Corthell Family
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The fragment from the three-masted schooner belongs to Erville Corthell. It was found by Erville’s grandfather Robert Corthell who worked on the Granite Railline. The Point Allerton US Lifesaving Station Crew rode the train from the Lifesaving Station to Nantasket Beach to reach the wreck of the Ulrica.

The back of the fragment
The front of the fragment

Inscription Reads:
"Wrecked at Nantasket Beach.
A three masted vessel 298 tons burden Strawberry Hill, Dec. 16, 1896 12 M All saved .
131 feet long 10 ft deep 32 wide Parrsbobo N.S.
Captain James of the lifesaving crew fired out in the water. ULRICA "