Friday, August 9, 2013

Fishing fleet grounded, Feb. 23, 1953

The Monterey fishing fleet that was anchored north of Monterey Wharf No. 2 were ripped off their anchorage and blown ashore by a sixty-mph northeast gale on Monday, February 23, 1953.  A half million dollars in damage was reported.  (Monterey County Herald Archives)

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