Port Jefferson, NY Steamer Dredge EASTERN Blown Over, Feb 1915

STEAMER DREDGE BLOWN OVER AND FOUR OF CREW DROWNED.

PORT JEFFERSON, N. Y., Feb. 2.---The steam suction dredge Eastern lying at anchor in Long Island Sound was blown over by the high wind today and four of her crew of eleven men, penned fast in the bunkhouse were drowned. All aboard were asleep when the vessel capsized. The seven men who were saved clung to the wreck six hours.

The Lexington Herald, Lexington, KY 3 Feb 1915