Thursday, April 8, 2010

USS Pickering

USS Pickering, August 20, 1800.

"The USS Pickering disappeared on August 20, 1800, with a crew of ninety, en route to Guadeloupe in the West Indies from Newcastle, Delaware." (Berlitz, Bermuda Triangle, p. 64.)

"The USS Pickering disappeared on a voyage to the West Indies in 1800, around August 20." (Quasar, p. 55.)

From the Navy:

Brig USS Pickering believed lost with all hands in a gale in Sep. 1800. Last seen 20 Aug. 1800 when she departed for the West Indies. Approximately 105 drowned.

1 comment:

Tom said...

Without more clues as to ships course and some location information it's like searching for a needle in a haystack.