"The Blue Book says we've got to go out and it doesn't say a damn thing about having to come back." --Captain Patrick Etheridge, USLSS
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Brig D.W. Hall ~ 14 Jun 1842
The brig D.W. Hall, Captain Atwell commanding, was enroute from Mobile, AL to Baltimore when it went ashore 12 miles south of Hatteras Light during a strong southeast gale. Her crew and cargo of cotton were saved.