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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.
|90k||USS Wyalusing providing covering fire for boats dragging for mines on the Roanoke River, 9 December 1864. To the left of the
image can be seen the sunken USS Otsego, sunk by striking a mine. It also shows the tugboat USS Bazely,
striking a mine while going to the assistance of Otsego.
Phototype by Frederick Gutekunst, (1831-1917), Philadelphia, PA., circa the later 19th Century.
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