Truxtun-Pollux 70th anniversary

Published on February 20, 2012
Lanier Philips, right, and rescuer Levi Pike chat while standing above the cliffs of Chambers Cove.
Cynthia Farrell Photo

Representatives of the United States government and survivor Lanier Phillips joined St. Lawrence and Lawn residents Saturday to remember the Truxtun-Pollux wartime naval disaster.

Rescuer Levi Pike of St. Lawrence (left) chats with survivor Lanier Philips, right, standing above the cliffs of Chambers Cove while others attending the ceremony look on. The Southern Gazette will provide a detailed story and more pictures in next week's issue.