Tiverton, MA Boat Accident & Drowning, Jun 1900

David Hambly’s Fate at Tiverton


Fall River, Mass., June 28.—News reached here today of a drowning accident which occurred in Tiverton last evening. David Hambly, a prominent citizen of that town, while sailing in his catboat, was precipitated into the water near the Tiverton bridge by the capsizing of his craft. Hambly struck out for the shore, but collapsed when a few feet from land. All efforts at resuscitation were of no avail. He will be buried in New Bedford.

Boston Journal, Boston, MA 29 Jun 1900