Today in Keys History: Aug. 17
the key west citizenAugust 17, 2018
1856: The clipper ship Stephen R. Mallory was launched. The ship was 164 feet and 959 tons, the only clipper ship built in the Deep South with native labor. The shipbuilder was John Bartlum, who used native mahogany known as Madeira. The firm of Bowne and Curry owned the ship.1906: The...
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