"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 ~ 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 enroute 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.