DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER
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Mary Frances, a
schooner, was purchased 13 August 1861 at Baltimore, Md., to be sunk as part of
the “Stone Fleet,” used in an attempt to block channels to southern ports. She
was sunk 14 November 1861.