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Unparalleled Philanthropy

In celebration of Women's History Month we remember Egan Maritime's founding woman, Dorothy Harrison Egan, whose service and commitment to improving Nantucket were unmatched.

A Mysterious Nantucket Shipwreck

On February 14, 1881, the "Hazard" ran aground on Old Man shoal off Nantucket. No two accounts of the events that took place are alike, adding to the mystery of this notable shipwreck.

Inclusion and Lifesaving

Charles Allard, Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Manager, grapples with issues of inclusion in Nantucket's lifesaving history, and remembers the heroic Pea Island surfmen and their remarkable rescue.

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