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|63k||Watercolor by Erik Heyl, 1947, of SS De Soto painted for use in his book "Early American Steamers", Volume I.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 63872
|186k||"Merchant Steamers Converted into Gun-boats."
Engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", July-December 1861 volume. Depicts thirteen merchant steamships acquired by the U.S. Navy between April and August 1861 and subsequently converted into warships, plus the steamer Nashville (far left), which became a Confederate cruiser. US Navy ships as identified below the image bottom, are (from left to right:
USS Quaker City,
USS Santiago de Cuba, (listed as "St. Jago de Cuba")
USS Mount Vernon,
USS South Carolina,
USS De Soto,
USS James Adger,
USS Bienville and
USS R.R. Cuyler.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59366.
|75k||USS De Soto in the harbor of Ponce, Puerto Rico, in 1868. The original print is mounted on a carte de visite.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 63872. Courtesy of William F. Low, 1927.
|01||CDR. CDR. Walker, William M.||21 August 1861 - ?|
|02||CAPT. Boggs, Charles S. :RADM||1866 - 1868/td>|
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