Shipwrecks: Pigeon Point
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin
N 37° 10.919 W 122° 23.633
10S E 553801 N 4115232
Quick Description: The Carrier Pigeon wrecked upon Whale Point in 1853.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/17/2005 11:20:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM50N
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member StagsRoar
Views: 53

Long Description:
A ship named Carrier Pigeon wrecked upon Whale Point along the California coast in 1853. Afterwards, locals referred to the point as Pigeon Point.

On her maiden voyage, the Carrier Pigeon was 5 months out of Boston on her way to San Francisco when she wrecked.

Fortunately, all aboard survived.

Date of Shipwreck: 1853

Type of Boat: Sailboat

Military or Civilian: Civilian

Pigeon Point is located on the California Coast between Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz.

Diving Permitted: no

Cause of Shipwreck: Not listed

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