A Chinaman was fishing for abalone off Pt. Loma and it clamped on his hand and he didn’t have sense enough to take a rock and break it and he drowned. They found him clamped to a rock there.
Ah Quin's grave, Mount Hope Cemetery. Every 10 or 15 years, until the Chinese Communists took control of the country and forbade it, bones of immigrants were disinterred and shipped back to China for permanent burial.
Posted April 8, 1982
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