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Daisy (I)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Civil War Medal

Wooden Steam Tug:
  • Built in 1850, as the steam tug Mulford, at Chicago, IL.
  • Acquired by the War Department, early in the Civil War
  • Transferred to the Navy, 1 October 1862
  • Renamed Daisy, 24 October 1862. Master D. C. Bowers, US Army, appointed Acting ENS. US Navy continued in command
  • Daisy served in the upper Mississippi until the end of the war
  • Sold, 17 August 1865, at Mound City, IL.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 50 t.
    Length 73' 4"
    Beam 13' 10"
    Draft 6'
    Speed 10 kts
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion steam

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    Daisy 103k Daisy off Mound City, IL., during the Civil War. The Mound City hospital is in the background.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 55973
    Bill Gonyo

    Daisy (I)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
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