|Death: ||Sep. 8, 1934|
VICTIM OF THE S.S. MORRO CASTLE FIRE.
"At first I wasn't afraid when my wife and I got the fire alarm. I've seen fires on ships before. We dressed fully- I even took my Panama hat and my wife went back for her shoes. But when we went on deck the whole ship was wrapped in flames and I knew it was a goner.
"We staggered through the smoke and met an officer who told us the fire was serious. We brought our life preservers but did not know how to adjust them. Someone threw my wife off of the upper deck before I could intervene. If I could only have stayed with her she would have been saved. A rescue boat picked me up almost as soon as I got in the water."
William Clark, husband of Carrie Clark.
[Biography by Jim Kalafus]
Created by: Dan Scott
Record added: Jan 06, 2010
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