Essex Locals |Dec 9



115 Years Ago – 1907

A D Story launched from his shipyard on Monday a fine vessel from a new model of 270 tons, carpenters measurement, 140 tons register for Watson Brothers of Boston.  She is named “Vanness”.  Tug Eveleth came in and towed her round to Gloucester to fit for sea.

90 Years Ago – 1932

The Grange Auxiliary held a sale and roast beef supper at their rooms Wednesday evening.  A roll call of members was held and as the names were called each one responded with a song, reading or anecdote.

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