Fort Fisher

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

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

USS Sciota Raised

JULY 7TH, 1865:  Rear Admiral Thatcher reported to Welles that the USS Sciota had been raised, repaired and sent to Pensacola for rearming.  The vessel had been sunk by a torpedo in Mobile Bay while conducting sweeping operations, 14 April 1865.

--Old B-R'er

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