Friday, April 6, 2012

Schooner St. Johns ~ 21 March 1890

The Wilmington Weekly Star
Wilmington, NC
March 21, 1890

Near Hatteras Inlet - Schooner St. Johns, of Belfast, Maine, from Jacksonville to Baltimore, with a cargo of lumber, is reported ashore 4 miles above the life saving station at Hatteras Inlet. Seven of the crew were saved, but one, Henry Saunders, was drowned. The vessel is full of water and is a total loss.

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