FEBRUARY 11TH, 1865: The USS Penobscot captured blockade-running schooner Matilda in the Gulf of Mexico with cargo of rope, bagging and liquors.
FEBRUARY 14TH, 1865: The blockade-runner Celt ran aground while attempting to run the blockade from Charleston Harbor.
FEBRUARY 15TH, 1865: Steamer Knickerbocker, aground near Smith's Point, Virginia, was boarded by Confederates, set afire and destroyed. The USS Mercury had thwarted a previous effort to destroy the steamer.
FEBRUARY 16TH, 1865: The USS Penobscot forced blockade-running schooners Mary Agnes and Louisa ashore at Aransas Pass, Texas. Two days later they were destroyed by a boat crew from the Penobscot.