Bark Nancy B. Stevens

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    Bark Nancy B. Stevens

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THIS SHIP WORKED THE NEW YORK TO NEW ORLEANS TRADE, MAKING TWO TRIPS PER YEAR, UNDER CAPTAIN J. J. STEVENS. DURING THE MEXICAN WAR SHE WAS USED AS A TROOP TRANSPORT. IN 1843 AND 1845, SHE WAS INCLUDED ON A LIST OF SHIPS HAVING BROUGH SLAVES TO NEW ORLEANS. ON THE NIGHT OF SEPTEMBER 11, 1849, SHE RAN ON TO THE REEF AT LOGGERHEAD KEY IN THE DRY TORTUGAS. THE CREW WAS RESCUED AND “WRECKERS” FROM KEY WEST SALVAGED $14,000 WORTH OF CARGO. THE SHIP REMAINS ON THE REEF AND IS PROTECTED IN THE NATIONAL MARINE REFUGE.


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