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Margaret Scott

 

A former name retained.

 

(Ship: t. 330)

 

Margaret Scott was purchased 30 November 1861 at New Bedford, Mass., to be sunk as part of the “Stone Fleet,” craft used to try to block various southern ports. Sailing to Port Royal Harbor, the vessels were loaded with stone and sunk in channels leading to the ports in Georgia and the Carolinas. Margaret Scott was sunk 20 January 1862 in Charleston’s Maffitt Channel.