The Massachusetts Humane Society Surfboat Nantasket

Collection of the Hull Lifesaving Museum
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The Massachusetts Humane Society's surfboat Nantasket, designed by volunteer lifesaver Samuel James and built by the Lawley Co., was first used in a rescue to save the crew of the H.C. Higginson in 1888.

MHS Surfboat Nantasket on exhibit at the Hull Lifesaving Museum
Hull Massachusetts Humane Society Volunteers in the storied surfboat Nantasket