The sons of liberty dressed as Mohawk Indians. They boarded the ship and started to destroy the boxes of tea. They destroyed 340 boxes of British tea.
They threw all the tea they could find over board. There was $1,700,000 worth of tea in the ocean. They threw roughly 46 tons of tea overboard.
The sons of liberty had to clean the becks of the ship. There was no damage done to any of the boats. They swept and cleaned up all the bags and personal belongings that belonged to the British soldiers