Elsie

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In the News~

November 9, 1856 [DAC]: “Arrived. Schooner Elsie, [Captain] McEwing, 10 days from Santa Cruz Island. 12 tons abalones to order.”


April 2, 1857 [Santa Barbara Gazette]: “March 27. Arrived schooner Elsie, [Captain Winding], from Santa Rosa Island, with twelve tons abalones. Reports a man lost overboard last Sunday, while coming to anchor. The man was knocked into the water by the forepeak, and did not rise to the surface afterwards. His name was Thomas White, and it is believed that he came to this country from one of the English Channel Islands. Sailed April 1 for San Francisco.”