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Edisto Inlet, North

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What:
Unknown American cdr vs. *Unknown British cdr, ca. 19 Nov 1778, schooner captured and lost

Where: 32.553841 -80.16228 Edisto Inlet, North

Maps: [map notes]

Sources:

  • E. Lee Spence, B.I.S., D.M.H, Shipwrecks of South Carolina and Georgia, "Spence's List 1520-1865", Sea Research Society, Sullivan's Island, SC, 1.984, p239
    The "Gazette of the State of South Carolina" of December 23, 1778, reported that a schooner with "indigo and rice," belonging to the estate of George Austin and "lately taken out of Edisto Inlet" by a privateer from St. Augustine, was cast away, and lost on Edisto Inlet Bar, South Carolina. (Note: George Austin was the father in law of Governor Moultrie of South Carolina.)

  • RevWar75 RevWar75  
  • Nov 1778 listing Not found.

Related locations:
Edisto Island,   Fair American - Margery,   Sandy Point,   Edisto Inlet, South

Confidence level:: 3

12-21-16