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


It’s Shipwreck ⚓️ Sunday, so grab your coffee ☕️ and check out the story of the New Era!
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On November 13, 1854, the New Era, a passenger ship from Bath, ME was headed for New York, NY with 427 aboard. In heavy seas and a dense fog, the New Era wrecked 15 miles below Sandy Hook. Rescue attempts failed for nearly 24 hours, and sadly nearly 300 perished. The victims The New Era wreck led to federal legislation requiring the staffing of US Life-Saving service stations along the coastline with full-time, paid employees.
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Stop by to learn 🤓 more! We’re open Friday – Sunday ☔️ or☀️ from 10-4.
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