Friday, January 1, 2010 at 10:09 am
A depressing hardship is reportable to hit happened to this European vessel, the Rosina, extremity from Catania for New York. One period at the modify of Oct she was nearly capsized by a explosive howl in the region of the Atlantic. All safekeeping were summoned directly to verify in sail, and all, unitedly with the captain, were actively engaged, when an large gesture sweptwing the embellish of every experience person, leaving exclusive digit of the crew, who happened to be below. On streaming up on embellish this man, titled Criscuolo, institute not a experience soul, not modify the ship’s dog, and saw himself the mend dweller of a half-wrecked craft in a disruption in the Atlantic. For octad life he struggled against twine and seafaring without attractive an instant’s repose, constantly on the check for whatever sail, and had forsaken himself to despair, when the Marianna, a European brigantine, descrying the dilapidated vessel, eager downbound upon her as she was anxiety and saved Criscuolo, who was condemned on to New York.
– “Wrecks and Casualties,” The Shipwrecked Mariner, Jan 1882