|“It was nicknamed the Long Island Express, as its forward speed reached 70 mph!|
”Its extreme forward speed enhanced wind force.
”Gusts in the Northeast section of the hurricane reached up to 200 mph— a catastrophic level.”
Read the full article at this link: Middletown-CT.patch.com
(My father owned a boatyard in the approximate location where Brewer Stratford Marina is today. The hurricane of ’38 put him out of business.)