1962The East Gloucester wharf was destroyed by fire and a dragger was damaged.Events & Anniversaries, Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry, Fires

Gloucester Daily Times. “Spectacular $100,000 Fire Destroys Huge East Gloucester Wharf, Damages Dragger.” April 11, 1962. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/
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A fire swept across the former Slade Gorton wharf on April 10, 1962, damaging buildings, wharves, and an 80-foot fishing dragger Santa Maria. More than 2,000 spectators gathered to watch the fire.

Gloucester Daily Times. "Spectacular $100,000 Fire Destroys Huge East Gloucester Wharf, Damages Dragger." April 11, 1962. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/
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