SHIPWRECK OF “THE FAITHFUL STEWARD”
September 2, 1785
Bound from Londonderry, Ireland to Philadelphia with 249 immigrants, “The Faithful Steward” ran aground on a shoal where she was destroyed by stormy seas with heavy loss of life.
LOCATION: inactive/removed. Delaware Seashore State Park. On Haven road, first road on right, north of the Indian River Inlet Bridge.
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