The Wreck of the Maritana

The Monday, November 20, 2019 edition of the Boston Globe featured an article by columnist Steve Annear about the wreck of the full-rigged cargo ship, Maritana, on Egg Rock in Boston Harbor on a stormy night in the winter of 1861, claiming the lives of 13 passengers and 11 crew, including its Captain, G.W. Williams, who is buried right here in Dedham in the Old Village Cemetery. According to Joan Pagliuca, historian and Board Member of the Dedham Historical Society and Museum, who was interviewed for the article and leads tours of the Cemetery, the OVC has many stories to tell that will continue to be revealed as the restoration continues.

Video: The Maritana Shipwreck

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