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Reporting of weather was crude or nonexistent and there was rarely any warning when tropical storms formed.
The Tern Schooner, Pacific Trader, had been thrashed for hours by the extreme waves brought on by a deadly typhoon.
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Loud crashes echoed from stem to stern of the doomed vessel.Walter Anderson, his wife, Grace, and their son, Thomas, were preparing to undress for the night when they began to hear screams of terror from the main deck outside their cabin.Peering out into the black night Walter saw a flash of lightning which highlighted a giant wave thundering onto the deck.The three survivors clung to each other for their lives as the storm tossed their makeshift raft without mercy.Hours passed as the three lay on their stomach gripping pieces of rope tied to the wood beneath them as the storm raged into the night.