Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Cape Fear river” in chapter 7 of Historic leaves, volume 4, April, 1905 - January, 1906:
The boats were recalled, and, on account of the heavy sea, were with great difficulty hoisted aboard.
A few hours later, piloted by the Mt. Vernon, we let go our anchor near the mouth of the Cape Fear river .
The next morning we took a sailing-master from the Mt. Vernon and laid our course for Port Royal (Hilton Head), where we arrived March 2 with our forward compartment full of water.
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