MAY 30TH, 1861: The USS Merrimack, scuttled and burned at Norfolk Navy Yard, is raised by Confederates. And, we know what they did with it.
** USS Quaker City, Acting Master S.W. Mather, seized schooner Lynchburg, en route Richmond with cargo of coffee.
MAY 31ST, 1861: USS Perry, Lt. Enoch G. Parrott, captured Confederate blockade-runner Hannah M. Johnson.