Fort Fisher

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

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

155 Years Ago: Privateer Action Off Cape Hatteras

AUGUST 9TH, 1861:  The Confederate privateer York captured schooner George G. Baker.  The USS Union, Commander J.R. Goldsborough, recaptured the George G. Baker.

The York was set afire off Cape Hatteras by her crew to prevent capture by the Union.

--Old B-Runner

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