LBI It’s Shipwreck Sunday, so grab your coffee and check out the story of the Kong…


It’s Shipwreck ⚓️ Sunday, so grab your coffee ☕️ and check out the story of the Kong Carl!
.
.
On March 30, 1877, the King Carl, a Norwegian built bark, was in transit from Liverpool, England headed for New York, NY. About 20 miles SE of Sandy Hook, NJ, the Kong Carl was struck by the bark the Gazelle who was also in transit to NY from Barbados. The Kong Carl sustained damage but was still able to continue on to New York. No injuries were reported!
.
.
Stop by to learn 🤓 more! We’re open Friday – Sunday ☔️ or☀️ from 10-4.
.
.
#njmaritimemuseum #njmaritimehistory #makehistorycoolagain #nj #maritime #history #museum #historynerds #visitbeachhaven #lbi #longbeachislandnj #njisntboring #visitnj #shipwreck #njshipwreck #coffee #jersey #sandyhook #liverpool #england #ny #kong #carl #barbados

Leave a Reply