Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

CSS Shenandoah's Busy Cruise

NOVEMBER 8TH, 1864:  Captured and burned bark D. Godfrey southwest of the Cape Verde Islands with cargo of beef and pork.

NOVEMBER 10TH, 1864:  Captured and scuttled brig Susan at sea southwest of the Cape Verde Islands with cargo of coal.  Waddell described her as in bad shape and moved very slowly.

NOVEMBER 12TH, 1864:  Seized and bonded clipper ship Kate Prince and brig Adelaide in the mid-Atlantic near the equator.

NOVEMBER 13TH, 1864:  Captured and burned schooner Lizzie M. Stacey in the mid-Atlantic near the equator with cargo of pinesalt and iron.  Two of its crew joined the Shenandoah.  It was the last prize the Shenandoah would take for some three weeks.

--Old B-Runner

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