"The Blue Book says we've got to go out and it doesn't say a damn thing about having to come back." --Captain Patrick Etheridge, USLSS
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Schooner Mary ~ 22 December 1839
The schooner Mary, home port Wilmington, DE, wrecked on Bulkhead Shoal near Ocracoke harbor. Her crew, and part of her cargo of white pine lumber, was saved. According to Captain String of the Mary, several other vessels were wrecked at the same time, including a brig.