Fatal Drowning Accidents

Two Young Men Drowned

Two young sons of Mr. Wheeler, of Boston, were accidentally drowned off Gibraltar Point, near Skegness, about five o’clock on Monday.They were on an excursion from Boston to Hull in their father’s yacht Daisy.They anchored off the point at four o’clock, and came ashore in a dinghy, and when returning to the yacht the dinghy capsized, and they both lost their lives.The bodies have not been recovered.

Source: Aberdeen Weekly Journal (Aberdeen, Scotland),Tuesday, June 30, 1896



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