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|141k||Line engraving "Wreck of the 'Otsego,' and the Explosion of the Tug 'Bazely' in the Roanoke River," published in "Harper's Weekly", 21 January 1865, depicting Bazely striking a mine during operations in the Roanoke River, North Carolina, on 9 December 1864 (not 10 December as stated on the original print). The sunken USS Otsego, which had hit another mine shortly before, is in the background.
US Navy photo NH 1334 from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command, courtesy of Erik Heyl.
|91k||Phototype by F. Gutekunst, Philadelphia, circa late 19th Century titled "'Wyalusing' at Rainbow Bluff, N.C."
"Sinking of the 'Otsego' and blowing up of the 'Bazely.'" The print depicts the Bazely striking a mine while going to the assistance of USS Otsego, near Jamestown, North Carolina, on the Roanoke River, 9 December 1864. Otsego, which had just been sunk by other mines, is in the left center background. USS Wyalusing is in the foreground, providing covering fire as boats drag for mines nearby.
US Navy photo NH 51794 from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command, courtesy of Erik Heyl.
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|91k||19th Century photograph of a painting by Acting Second Engineer Alexander C. Stuart, USN, 1864 depicting USS Commodore Hull (at left) leading the "Double-Ender" gunboats
USS Otsego and
USS Wyalusing in engaging Confederate batteries at Plymouth, North Carolina, 31 October 1864. Small vessels lashed to the gunboats' unengaged sides include
USS Whitehead (beside Tacony),
Bazely (beside Shamrock) and
USS Belle (beside Otsego).
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 58943 from the collection of Surgeon H.P. Babcock, USN. Donated by his son, George R. Babcock, 1939.
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