Mary F. Slade (bark)
The bark Mary F. Slade, which had been added to the Balch & Webber line of packets during the year, was wrecked near Cape Mendocino, September 6th. She was en route to San Francisco from Steilacoom with a cargo of lumber, and was thrown on the beach in thick weather by a tremendous swell. The crew escaped, but the vessel was a total loss. E. W. Wright, The Oregon Steam Navigation Company, Growth of British Columbia Marine Industries, Lewis & Dryden's Marine History of the Pacific Northwest. New York: Antiquarian Press, Ltd., 1961, p.90.
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