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Santee, Reef off

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What:
Unk. American capt., schooner vs *British privateers Daphne and Unicorn, driven ashore, 7 Mar 1779

Where: 33.112225 -79.25784 Santee, Reef off

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Sources:

  • E. Lee Spence, Shipwrecks of South Carolina and Georgia, "Spence's List 1520-1865", Sea Research Society, Sullivan's Island, SC, 1984, p.241,
    On March 7, 1779, several British privateers drove a schooner from New England ashore on the "reef off Santee", South Carolina.

  • NBBAS:One
    p.263.   Source: The Pennsylvania Gazette,
    7 Mar 1779, NE schooner/Daphne,Unicorn, reef of Santee
    9 Mar 1779, Live Oak, reef of Santee

  • RevWar75 RevWar75   Not found.

Related locations:
South Santee, Reef off (Ship Live Oak),   Winyah, near (Peace and Harmony),   (Snow/Notre Dame),   Bull's Inlet (2 ships)  

Confidence level:: See above