Ruth K

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Ruth K (#261271) (1944-1960), 14-gross-ton, 34.3-foot wooden fishing boat wrecked at Cuyler’s Harbor on December 13, 1960. The anchor line parted as the crew slept. [MVUS 1961]



In the News~

“The Ruth K was a fishing vessel and when wrecked the men aboard managed to swim ashore. They must have stayed at the abandoned Lester home, built from wrecked ships, and managed to survive on a few cans of stewed tomatoes found there. ” [Doran :213].