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SS Wasp Shipwreck

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SS Wasp Shipwreck

Posted: 2 Jul 2002 2:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: LeBourdais, Garon, Connick, O'Neill
My ancestor Augustin LeBourdais allegedly was the sole survivor of a ship the SS Wasp that was wrecked on Nov 22, 1971 in the Magdelan Islands. Many details of this story have become exaggerated over time and I have been unable to find any information anywhere about the ship the SS Wasp, all of which causes me to wonder whether this is local folklore more than something that actually happened. Augustin supposedly had part of his legs amputated due to frostbite. That actually did happen but was it due to a shipwreck as suggested in the story? Anyone have any other info about this?? Eleanor
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
elebourd 2 Jul 2002 8:15PM GMT 
Dennis_Boudre... 3 Jul 2002 4:25PM GMT 
Eleanor LeBourdais 4 Jul 2002 5:50PM GMT 
Nicole Francoeur 6 Apr 2005 1:26AM GMT 
dgfim22 8 Apr 2005 2:33AM GMT 
Nicole Francoeur 8 Apr 2005 11:51PM GMT 
nicole francoeur 29 Sep 2005 2:37AM GMT 
dgfim22 1 Oct 2005 12:40PM GMT 
Nicole Francoeur 6 Apr 2005 1:15AM GMT 
Eleanor LeBourdais 6 Apr 2005 11:16PM GMT 
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