Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Early February 1864 a Particularly Bad Time for Blockade-Runners Near NC's Cape Fear River

From the NC WreckDiving site. //// Six blockade-runners were lost between Feb. 1-9, 1864, near Wilmington, NC, an extremely high number with February 9th especially bad with three lost. //// Feb. 1st: WILD DAYRELL at Stump Inlet //// Feb. 4th: NUTFIELD at New River Inlet //// Feb. 6th: DEE off Cape Fear River //// Feb. 9th: FANNY & JENNY by Wrightsville Beach //// Feb. 9th: EMILY OF LONDON by Wrightsville Beach //// Feb. 9th: SPUNKIE by the Cape Fear River. //// Hey, Those Are My Ships!! --Old B-Runner

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