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Von Cosel

Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 10:13 am
Emo/screamo band from Parkersburg, West Virginia, October 2004 to May 2006.


Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:51 pm
Artwork for the self-released "Yarmouth Telegram" CDEP.
Featured on Von Cosel website and also used as a web logo.


The Yarmouth Telegram
August 26, 1909
"Eleven men from the Gloucester schooner Orinoco were drowned Wednesday morning, of last week and only six of her crew were saved. The schooner was on her way to Canso on a fishing trip. The tragedy, which ended the career of the Orinoco, occurred some twenty miles off Sambro, a headland at the mouth of Halifax harbor.
Captain Larkin was one of those saved. He says that the Orinoco had been allowed to come to the wind to trim the job sheets. The schooner mis-stayed, came around and she was left dead in the wind. When she filled again she turned turtle, and in three minutes had disappeared. The schooner had a large quantity of salt in her hold. This shifted and prevented the vessel coming up.
Eleven of her crew were below in the cabin and in the forecastle, and so quickly did the vessel turn over that they were unable to get out. The six men who were saved were on deck. They managed to cut away two of the dories and made their way from the sinking craft, which in three minutes after the wind struck her sails had disappeared from sight.
They started to row toward Lunenburg and pulled all night covering 50 miles in the struggle to reach the shore. At noon, one of them reached Ironbound, and later they were brought up to Lunenburg in boats.
The Orinoco left her home port early this week, and called at Argyle to take in water and get additional sailors."