Cartoon shows a giant wave strike the Ameco

1930-05-31 Scenes of Horror Attend Capsizing - LA Times (2) ps 3b crop w.jpg

Title

Cartoon shows a giant wave strike the Ameco

Description

Cartoon shows a giant wave strike the Ameco as it wallows in a sea trough.

The fishing boat "Ameco" capsized off Topanga Beach, and 16 people drowned on Memorial Day, May 30, 1930. This remains the worst boating accident in the Santa Monica Bay.

Date

1930-05-31

Source

Digital only

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Publisher

Los Angeles Times, 1930-05-31
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“Cartoon shows a giant wave strike the Ameco,” Topanga Historical Society Digital Archive, accessed April 15, 2024, https://topangahistoricalsociety.org/archive/document/1750.