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Robert Albert Baldwin
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Birth: 1878
Islip
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Death: 1927
New York, USA

"Lost at Sea"

CAPT. BALDWIN STILL MISSING.
Body Believed to be in Sunken Sloop in New York Bay.

The body of Captain Bert Baldwin, a former resident of Keyport, who is believed to have drowned when his sloop "Sergeant", sank during a severe wind storm several weeks ago, has not been recovered. The services of a diver were unsuccessful owing to the fact that the diver was unable to gain entrance to the sloop cabin.

The boat is submerged in about twenty-five feet of water in lower New York Bay, with only a portion of the mast visible. It is assumed that Captain Baldwin had entered the cabin to start the engine, which other boatmen who passed him earlier in the day, said was not running. According to information given out by the captain's brother, it is thought that the squall struck the sloop while the captain was in the cabin and that he was trapped.

Another diver is expected to begin work shortly and it is felt by relatives of Captain Baldwin that if the door of the cabin can be opened the body will be found.

Captain Baldwin has been missing since he left Belford bound for his home at Belle-Air, near College Point, L.I. He was about fifty years old.

The Matawan Journal 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James W. Baldwin (1854 - 1900)
  Jennie Magee Baldwin (1858 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Cottrell Baldwin (1880 - 1959)*
 
 Children:
  Valda E. Baldwin Wells (1900 - 1957)*
  Naomi B Baldwin Cole (1902 - 1991)*
  Carl H. Baldwin (1906 - ____)*
  Evelyn Marjorie Baldwin Kunze (1910 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Albert Baldwin (1878 - 1927)
  Eva Frances Baldwin Ansbro (1880 - 1959)*
  Florence Estelle Baldwin Howell (1887 - 1971)*
  Frank C. Baldwin (1891 - 1915)*
  Walter Edward Baldwin (1897 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Grove Cemetery
Keyport
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: MSA
Originally Created by: JDC
Record added: Oct 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30314539
Robert Albert Baldwin
Added by: Grant W. Sullivan
 
Robert Albert Baldwin
Added by: Grant W. Sullivan
 
Robert Albert Baldwin
Added by: JDC
 
 
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