Capt Theodore Fowler

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Capt Theodore Fowler

  • Birth 1845
  • Death 25 Feb 1870 Rhode Island, USA
  • Burial North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Plot Lot 46
  • Memorial ID 69751449

Parents: Capt. Henry Fowler & Mary W.

PROVIDENCE DAILY JOURNAL, Providence, R.I., February 28, 1870

"About one o'clock a.m. Friday, 26th inst., steamer THETIS, Capt. Gale, a freighter steamer of the Neptune Line, which left here at 9 p.m. Thursday, ran into schooner BENJAMIN BUTLER, Capt. Theodore Fowler, from Elizabeth, N.J., bound for Providence, loaded with coal, when off Watch Hill, and literally cut her in two, sinking her instantly. Capt. Fowler, Joseph Northup, James McKenzie, and a colored cook named Amos Malburn were lost. The mate, George Northup, was picked up by the THETIS after being in the water some half an hour, and taken to New York, whence he arrived in this city Saturday morning by steamer OF THE EAST, and proceeded immediately to his home, Wickford, without giving any particulars. The lost men were young unmarried men, belonging in Wickford, excepting the cook who belonged in this city."


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Drowned from schooner Benjamin Butler which was run into and sunk by steamer Thetis off Watch Hill, R.I.

"Farewell dear son, till the sea shall give up its dead"

Gravesite Details The headstone has an anchor

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  • Created by: Researcher
  • Added: 13 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69751449
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Theodore Fowler (1845–25 Feb 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69751449, citing Elm Grove Cemetery, North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Researcher (contributor 47314859) .