Thurson Chelgren

of Point Pleasant, New Jersey
Position: Crew
Age: 53

The Lynn was lost in a sudden storm in the Nantucket Sound shortly before 3 a.m. on January 29, 1964. The vessel was waiting out the storm off Monomoy Point when she disappeared after sending out a brief call for help. All three members of the crew--Captain Arnlief Tollefsen, Haakon Gundersen, and Thurson Chelgren--were lost.