Fort Fisher

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

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Some Interesting Ships Listed on the January 1, 1865, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron

ALBEMARLE listed as a hulk in the Sounds of N.C..  This would be the wreck of the CSS Albemarle.

BETA--  destroyed (formerly called Picket Boat No. 2 or Bazely).  This might have been the boat used by Cushing to sink the Albemarle.

BANSHEE, LITTLE ADA, MALVERN, NIPHON and VANCE, A.D.(A.D. Vance) were all former blockade runners.  There might have been others, but these were the ones that came to mind right away.

RHODE ISLAND was the ship that was towing the USS Monitor when it sank.

--Old B-Runner

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