Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Little River Inlet” in chapter 40 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...kade of the Southern coast had been closely maintained, and many blockade-runners captured or destroyed.
On the 3d of January, while the Fah Kee (temporary flag-ship) was standing up the coast from Little River Inlet towards Wilmington bar, a steamer was discovered at the entrance of Lockwood's Folly Inlet, apparently ashore.
Smoke was issuing from the vessel, and she was evidently abandoned.
Boats were sent ...
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