Friday, April 20, 2012

Schooner Eunity B. Wharton ~ 31 December 1877

The 133-ton schooner Eunity B. Wharton went ashore in Hatteras Inlet. Then, during a gale on January 4, 1878, she sank turning bottom up. The Wharton, under the command of Captain Harry Allen, was enroute to New York from Pantego with a load of shingles and timber. The cargo and vessel were totally lost. The wrecking schooner Metor ran aground while trying to get her off.

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