Sunday, March 18, 2012

Seafaring Sunday: A Costly Loss

March 18, 1781: Continental Navy sloop-of-war Saratoga was lost with all hands in dirty weather off the Bahamas.

Header: CN sloop Providence by W. Nowland Van Powell via Naval History


Timmy! said...

Ahoy, Pauline! That is a sad anniversary. How many lives was she carrying?

On an unrelated note, I hope your back is feeling better soon.

Pauline said...

Probably upwards of 30 it seems. And thankee.