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16206. (souvenir dish) Ship Jason, Wrecked Dec. 5, 1893 Cape Cod. c.1900

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16206. (souvenir dish) Ship Jason, Wrecked Dec. 5, 1893 Cape Cod. c.1900

16206. (souvenir dish) Ship Jason, Wrecked Dec. 5, 1893 Cape Cod. One of the nicer commemorative dishes, a superb, bright, white, gilt edged commemorative dish featuring a nice detailed full b/w image of the ship Jason pounding on the bar with the Life-Saving Service surfboat returning from the wreck. It was on the dreaded Peaked Hill Bars that the terrible ocean tragedy, the wreck of the ship Jason, occurred in a furious winter storm on December 5, 1893. The wreck of the Jason was one of the most appalling disasters that has ever taken place on the shores of Cape Cod , twenty-six lives being lost. Of the whole crew, Evans, the ship’s apprentice, was the only person that managed to reach the shore. Marked “Made in Germany for O.E. Kelley, Dennisport, Mass. ” Piece measures 6 ½” in diameter with a raised edge enhanced by a petite, decorative gilt border. Clean, only light edge wear. A very pretty display piece. (VG+). $144.