Red Wing

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Hand-drawn map entitled ''Marine Disasters.jpg

Red Wing (#220328) (1920-1928) 43-ton (gross tonnage) vessel stranded on San Nicolas Island on February 21, 1928 with nine people on board. No lives were lost. [MVUS 1928, p. 886]

Shipwreck listed for San Nicolas Island hand-drawn on a map entitled Marine Disasters, Strandings and Wrecks of Vessels on the Coasts of California, Oregon and Washington, compiled and traced by Lt. Comdr. W. A. Mason, U.S.N., San Pedro, Cal. 1939. Copyrighted March 1939. Revised Aug. 1946, Aug. 1947, April 1949.

In the News~

February 22, 1928 [SD Evening Tribune]: “Rescue nine as schooner sinks. Captain Antonio Zinkich and a crew of eight men were rescued at sea early Sunday, when their schooner sank near San Nicolas Island, 140 miles off San Diego, according to word brought here by fishermen. The schooner was being loaded with sardines at the time it sank. It was valued at $10,000 and had hundreds of dollars; worth of sardines aboard, the reports state. Capt. Zinkich and the crew were taken to San Pedro.”