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The Night the Crissie Wright Went Down

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In January 1879, a two-mast schooner, Crissie Wright grounded off Shackleford Banks. Measuring 120 feet long and drafting 18 feet of water, the schooner was hauling guano from South America to Baltimore. One of the coldest nights on record, 21 men perished in the wreck of the Crissie Wright.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 8, July 1952, p5, 17, il