Sunday, February 12, 2012

Schooner Mary ~ 29 October 1859

The New York Shipping and Commercial List, 1815-1873, reported that on October 29th the schooner Mary, home port Elizabeth City, was en route from Inagua Islands to Baltimore with a cargo of guano, when she "went ashore on Ocacock Bar ... an will be a total loss." The captain, his wife and crew were all drowned.

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