Category Archives: Emma Granstedt

Summer 1929: Tragedy near Pigeon Point, Conclusion

The rescue ships carried the injured, stunned and stricken survivors back to San Francisco where they were created at the emergency hospital. Rumor had it that attorneys for the San Juan and the S.C.T. Dodd scurried among the shocked survivors, … Continue reading

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Summer 1929: Tragedy at Sea Near Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Part III

The rescue ships carried the injured, stunned and stricken survivors back to San Francisco where they were created at the emergency hospital. Rumor had it that attorneys for the San Juan and the S.C.T. Dodd scurried among the shocked survivors, … Continue reading

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Summer 1929: Tragedy at Sea Near Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Part II

As the San Juan continued south past Pigeon Point, the Standard Oil tanker S.C.T. Dodd was plowing northward up the coast toward San Francisco, nearing the end of her voyage from Baltimore. The vessels were 12-miles out, off the San … Continue reading

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Summer 1929: Tragedy at Sea Near Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Part I

(Above: Emma Granstedt, center; at right, Mrs. Olsen. Courtesy Patrick Moore, click here  (At right: Theodore Granstedt. Courtesy Patrick Moore, click here) Emma Granstedt felt a premonition of danger as she boarded the popular “commuter steamerâ€? San Juan at San … Continue reading

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