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Searchers fail to find 3 missing in sea tragedy
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Haering, Michael
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph also used in article dated May 21, 1986.
Photograph caption dated May 20, 1986 reads, "The 28-foot D.C. Too was towed into Terminal Island Coast Guard base early today." Note: The pleasure craft capsized with six people aboard, including Desiree Rodriguez, a 9-year-old girl who withstood 12 hours in the chilly Pacific before being rescued. The bodies of her mother, Petra Rodriguez, 29, and Corinne Wheeler, 33, were recovered. Unaccounted for were her father, Thomas Rodriguez, 30; 5-year-old sister, Tricia, and Wheeler's husband, Allen Wheeler.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 34 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
United States.--Coast Guard
Boating accidents--California--Terminal Island
Families--California--Terminal Island
Terminal Island (Calif.)
San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
Pacific Ocean
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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