Ordeal on the Ice is an article concerning the February 8, 1936 rescue of Clayton Brown by United States Coastguardsman Boatswain's Mate Earl Cunningham (1895-1936) from the Coast Guard station in Charlevoix, Michigan, that resulted in his own death and that of Claude Beardsley and the awarding of the Gold Lifesaving Medal to Cunningham posthumously
Repository citation: Reynolds, Geoffrey D., "Ordeal on the Ice" (2011). Faculty Publications. Paper 212.
Published in: Rescue: True Life Stories of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, 1 ed. January 1, 2011, pages 153-159. Copyright © 2011 United States Life-Saving Service Heritage Association, Hull, Massachusetts.