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ShipwrecksSindia

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On December 15, 1901, the Sindia, a 329-foot, four-masted sailing barque, ran aground on the shores of Ocean City, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Old Navy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/4/2005

last visited: 11/21/2015

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NN50.5 km

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Plane Crash SitesBear Swamp Hill Thunderchief Crash

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A hill top in the Pine barrens where the Thunderchief, piloted by Major William F. Dimas struck & destroyed the fire tower. The craft impacted more then 900 trees coming to rest in Bear Hill Swamp below about 1200’ from the tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mars888

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: 11/7/2008

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SWSW51.8 km

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ShipwrecksAtlantus

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The S. S. Atlantus is probably the most famous concrete ship. She was launched on December 5, 1918, at Wilmington, North Carolina. Commissioned June 1st, 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Old Navy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/6/2005

last visited: 10/22/2016

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NN52.1 km

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Plane Crash SitesCarranza Memorial

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Aviator captain Emilio Carranza, inspired by the transatlantic flight of Charles Lindbergh and looking to bring a similar national accomplishment to his homeland of Mexico, had a plan. He planned to fly nonstop from New York to Mexico City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 9/17/2005

last visited: 6/2/2013

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NN55.2 km

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Railway Disaster SitesThe Blue Comet, Chatsworth, NJ 1939

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On a very wet August night, the Blue Comet, carrying passengers from Red Bank to Atlantic City, derailed, injuring 37.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/2/2008

last visited: 1/14/2012

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NN88.7 km

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ShipwrecksShield - Burlington, NJ

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Along the Riverbank, west of Wood Street, this marker indicates the site where the ship Shield, bringing new Settlers to Burlington was enveloped in ice.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/6/2009

last visited: never

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NN92.7 km

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Famous FiresLaurel-in-the-Pines Fire 1967 - Lakewood, NJ

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Laurel-in-the-Pines, on the shores of Lake Carasaljo in Lakewood, New Jersey, was the most luxurious of the large hotels when Lakewood was the resort town of the rich and famous.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/12/2009

last visited: 3/2/2010

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NENE97 km

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ShipwrecksLizzie H. Brayton

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The "Lizzie" sank off Point Pleasant in December of 1904. She was a 201 foot, 1000 ton four-masted schooner. She was built in 1891 in Bath, Maine. The Lizzie Brayton was enroute to New Haven, Connecticut with a cargo of coal when she struck a sand bar in a storm. She was pushed up onto the beach and swamped by the relentless waves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/6/2006

last visited: never

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NWNW114.9 km

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Plane Crash SitesB-25 Bomber

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At 4:40 PM, May 7, 1944, a B-25 Mitchell medium bomber, on route from Newark NJ to Kissimmee FL ran into heavy rain and hail over West Chester and crashed on the western edge of Oaklands Cemetery in a huge explosion and fire ball, killing all seven occupants of the plane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 12/27/2007

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SWSW136.2 km

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Famous FiresGreat Salisbury MD Fire of 1886

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A historic Sign marking the Great Salisbury fire of 1886

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member THE DAM TROLLS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/21/2008

last visited: 8/19/2016

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NWNW144.2 km

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Famous FiresRhoads Opera House Fire - Boyertown, PA

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January 13, 1908, the Rhoads Opera House caught fire and killed 171 people who were trapped inside, a fire which inspired revision of the fire safety laws in Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/27/2018

last visited: never

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