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|61k||Watercolor painting by Erik Heyl, 1961, of Confederate blockade runner SS Lady Stirling painted for use in his book Early
American Steamers, Volume IV. Built in England in 1864, this blockade runner was captured 28 October of that year and served as USS Lady Sterling and
USS Hornet from 1865 to 1869. Note that the correct spelling of this ship's name differs from that used by the artist.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 63708. Courtesy of Erik Heyl.
|95k||USS Eolus capturing the blockade runner Lady Sterling off Wilmington, North Carolina, 28 October 1864.
Phototype by F. Gutekunst, Philadelphia, PA., published circa the later 1800s.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 2014.
|92k||USS Hornet photographed by C.W. Yates, at Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1865.
This ship was formerly the blockade runner Lady Sterling, captured off Wilmington in October 1864.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 5119, donation of Ralph Dudley, 1943..
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