American ship bound for New Orleans founders off the coast of Ireland
The 1000 ton merchant ship Mobile, less than three days out on a voyage from Liverpool to New Orleans was lost in a gale off the Irish coast near Wexford. Of sixty passengers and twenty-three crew, only one passenger and eight crewmen survived. (By John Osborne)
Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1852 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1853), 150.