Rockland, ME Schooner J M KENNEDY Wreck, May 1903

THE CREW ESCAPED

Schooner J. M. Kennedy a Total Wreck on "Old Man's" Ledge.

Rockland, Me., May 1--The two-masted schooner J. M. Kennedy, Capt. Hutchins of Ellsworth, bound from Rondout, N. Y., with 1400 barrels of cement for Cooper & Co., Belfast, was wrecked during the gale early Friday on the "Old Man" ledge off Port Clyde and is a total loss. Capt. Hutchins and crew of three men escaped in their life boat to Port Clyde and were brought here. The Kennedy was owned by Joseph Higgins of Ellsworth, was of 120 tons, 87 feet long and 15 feet beam and seven feet deep. She was built at Ellsworth in 1869.

Daily Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME 2 May 1903