News & Stories

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.

Founder and True Nantucketer

In mid summer of 1996 "Nantucket Magazine" featured an article about Egan Maritime's founder, Albert F. "Bud" Egan, written by the organization's first Executive Director, Nathaniel Philbrick.

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