Sunday, July 15, 2012

E. E. Armstrong

E. E. Armstrong, August 17, 1918. 

The "139-foot Canadian cargo schooner E. E. Armstrong, which left Kingston, Jamaica, British West Indies, on August 17, 1918, in cargo of flour and mangrove bark destined for the French colony of Martinique," allegedly vanished skirting the southern fringe of the Bermuda Triangle. (Quasar, p. 57.) 

Hurricane Two of the 1918 hurricane season, a Category Two hurricane, blew from August 22 to August 26, 1918, affecting the northern coast of South America and the southern Lesser Antilles with tropical storm force winds. If you look at the illustration of the hurricane's track in the Wikipedia article, the storm must have hit the E. E. Armstrong like an oncoming truck. 

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