Thursday, April 19, 2012

Schooner Lottie Lee ~ 21 March 1876

At 1:00 a.m. on the morning of March 21, the three-masted schooner Lottie Lee was forced ashore six miles south of the Durants station during a 73 mph southeaster and became a total wreck. She had been built two years earlier in Goshen, NY.

The Morning Star
Wilmington, NC
March 31, 1876

The crew of the Lottie Lee, which was wrecked at Hatteras ... was saved by a party of Hatteras pilots, by means of a boatswain chair passed along a cable from the wreck to the shore.

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