Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Craney Island” in chapter 1.1 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20.:
...ference with his officers decided Tatnall that the wisest course now open to him was to abandon and burn his ship and save his crew for service in Richmond.
She was, therefore, put on shore as near Craney Island as possible, and having but two boats it took three hours to land her crew.
She was set fire to fore and aft, and was soon in full blaze.
At about 4.30 o'clock on the morning of the 11th of May, ...
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