Watermen's Memorial

Smith S. Bass Jr.
September 13, 1905

Age 21 (newspaper states age 23)
Accidental drowning, Port Norris
Well-known pitcher for Port Norris and very popular. Fell from a loaded scow after it struck a float in the Maurice River and drowned. Worked for Bacon and Little. 23 years old. Left a wife and young child. Body recovered under the scow.


Bridgeton Evening News
Wednesday, September 13, 1905 Page 2

Smith S  Bass Jr.


Bridgeton Evening News
Thursday, September 14, 1905 age 4


Bridgeton Evening News
Saturday, September 16, 1905 Page 2