"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
Friday, May 4, 2012
Schooner Comet ~ 7 January 1846
The schooner Comet, under the command of Captain Chase, was lost with all hands on Ocracoke Bar while on passage from Truk Islands to Plymouth. One of the passengers had papers in his possession which told of the loss of a vessel which he was previously on.