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Condor: This 300-ton Side-wheel steamship was built in Scotland for the Confederate government. On October 1, 1864, while approaching New Inlet, Condor was chased by the steamship USS Nipon. The captain was able to escape, but ran his ship aground near New Inlet. One of the passengers, Rose O'Neal Greenhow, a Confederate spy, was carrying a bag of gold around her neck. She insisted on being taken ashore so she could deliver it to the Confederate government. A large wave upset the boat, and Mrs. Greenhow drowned, dragged under by the weight of the gold. The Condor was a total loss.
Full color. 18.75" x 20"
Read about the doomed liner Morro Castle, which caught fire the night the captain mysteriously died. Her crew, involved in smuggling drugs, contraband, and illegal immigrants abandoned the drifting ship...
This chart contains over 200 shipwrecks along the North Carolina coastline. It measures 18.75" x 20", is in full color, and is printed on quality 80 lb enamel paper -...
This chart contains over 300 shipwrecks along the North Carolina coast. Included on the chart are several drawings of famous shipwrecks and historical events interpreted by the artist: The Carrol...