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Lynn New Bedford, MA

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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.

Name Age
Thurson Chelgren 53
Haakon Gundersen 55
Arnleif Tollefsen 49

  • Trade Indicator: Fishery dragger
  • Hull Material: Wood
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  • Owner: Arnleif M. Tollefsen 28 Court St. New Bedford, MA
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  • Service: Commercial fishing
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  • Length (ft): 60 ft.
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