SCHOEN, David (c. 1936-1964), drowned when the vessel Grace was lost at Santa Catalina Island on May 1, 1964. Also drowned was vessel owner, Andrew Phillips, 43.
In the News~
May 21, 1964 [Palos Verdes Peninsula News]: “Body of local man discovered. Palos Verdes Peninsula—The body of David Schoen, 28, who didn't return from a fishing trip nearly two weeks ago, has been found three miles off Santa Catalina Island's Church Rock. Schoen, 26153 Basswood and Andrew Phillips, 43, of Manhattan Beach had gone on a fishing trip to Catalina. No trace of the boat owner of the 42-foot fishing boat have been found. Schoen leaves his wife Grace and two children, Jeffrey, seven, and Karen, four.”