Wreckage of missing Prussian warship found along the Dutch coast
Wreckage from the Prussian Naval corvette Amazon was discovered along the Dutch coast near the Helder Sands. Immense storms had battered the North Sea earlier in the month and the ship had gone missing with all of her 118 man crew, which included a group of midshipman in training. No survivors or bodies were found. (By John Osborne)
Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1861 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1862), p. 234.