Marjorie J

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Marjorie J (#) (-1966) sank in Pelican Bay, Santa Cruz Island on September 24, 1966. The two occupants were later found alive in their life raft and saved.



In the News~

September 26, 1966 [San Francisco Examiner]: “Couple Adrift on a Raft. Santa Barbara—The news director of radio station KDB and his wife are in good condition after drifting 16 hours in a rubber life raft in heavy seas off the Channel Islands. Harry Kersey and his wife Marjorie embarked in the raft late Saturday when their 26-foot sloop, the Marjorie J, sank in Pelican Bay at Santa Cruz Island. The raft drifted east toward Anacapa Island, where the couple was picked up by an unidentified Los Angeles boat.”