The Sons Of Liberty members on the night of December 16, 1773 to disguise themselves as Mohawk Indians boarded three ships and destroyed over 92,000 pounds of tea. The tea act said there could not be no new taxes on the American Colonies. 342 crates of tea went overboard in protest. There was a second Boston Tea Party. Three months after the Boston Tea Party, 60 disguised men boarded the Fortune in March 1774, and forced the crew to dump tea chests into the harbor. They dumped 30 chests.