Pensacola Bay, FL Sailboat Capsizing, Oct 1904

SAILBOAT GOES OVER.

FIVE MEN FROM NAVY YARD ARE DROWNED.

Pensacola, Fla., Oct. 8. -- Five men were drowned in Pensacola Bay today by the capsizing on a sailboat, in which they were returning from Pensacola to the navy yard.
The dead:
OTTO BRUNZ, chief water tenderer, U.S.N.
RICHARD LEWIS, machinist at navy yard.
H. D. HARTLEY, fireman, second class.
W. G. FOSTER, fireman, second class.
N. McGINNESS, oiler.
The boat contained nine men, eight of whom were members of the crew of the gunboat, Vixen. Four were rescued by a crew from that vessel, who heard cries of distress and rowed half a mile to the spot where the boat capsized.

St. Paul Globe Minnesota 1904-10-09