Orleans (1846)
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Last Document Surrendered Chicago 5/2/1855
Final Voyage


"The brig Orleans "went ashore south of the Gov't Pier about 2 p.m. on Sunday. Capt. J. Douglass, Charles Brock, first mate, and a man whose name we could not learn, were drowned in trying to reach shore. A boat from one of the vessels lying near was manned...and the lives of the rest of the crew and those on board, six in number, saved." "The brig Orleans, wrecked south of the Government Pier, was an old hulk and so rotten that the sea quickly knocked her to pieces."
 
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