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|139k||Engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", July-December 1861 volume.
It depicts "90-Day" Gunboats USS Unadilla on the stocks at the John Englis shipyard (top left),
USS Winona at the C. & R. Poillon shipyard (top right), and
USS Ottawa at the Jacob A. Westervelt shipyard (bottom). These ships were launched (respectively) on 17 August, 14 September and 22 August 1861.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 59368
|82k||Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, July-December 1861 volume. depicting the ten "90-Day Gunboats" constructed for the U.S. Navy in
1861-62. Ships, as identified in the image are from left to right;
USS Unadilla and
USS Sagamore. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph. Photo #: NH 59367
|96k||Lithograph of USS Ottawa by Shearman & Hart, New York, 1861.
The original lithograph was issued with different titles to represent many, if not all, of the Civil War "90-day gunboats".
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 42927
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|105k||"Reconnaissance of Vernon River, Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, Discovery of a Rebel Battery and Camp, 11 December 1861".
Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, January 1862. It depicts Federal warships engaging the Confederate battery, shown in the far left distance. Ships, as identified below the image bottom, are (from left): USS Seneca, USS Pembina, USS Ottawa and Steamer Mary Andrew. For the original sketch from which this engraving was made, see Photo # NH 59310.
US Naval Historical Center Photo #: NH 59309
|96k||"Discovery of a Rebel Battery and Camp on Vernon River, Georgia, 11 December 1861".
Sketch by William Crane, artist for Harper's Weekly, presented by the artist to LT, Thomas H. Stevens, Commanding Officer of USS Ottawa. It depicts the US Navy gunboats USS Seneca, USS Pembina, USS Ottawa and steamer Mary Andrew, at the time of Rebel Battery opening fire. The Federal ships were under the command of CDR. C.R.P. Rodgers of USS Wabash. This sketch apparently served as the basis for the engraving seen in Photo # NH 59309.
US Naval Historical Center Photo #: NH 59310
|170k||"Portion of the Naval Expedition, as it appeared on the night of October 16, sailing to Hampton Roads. -- Sketched by an Officer on Board. 1861".
Line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", July-December 1861 volume, pages 712. It depicts Flag Officer DuPont's squadron en route to capture Port Royal, South Carolina. Ships, all U.S. Navy, as identified below the image bottom, are (from left):
and USS Pembina.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59316
|78k||"Army & Navy Reconnaissance. Tuesday Morning Nov. 5" 1861
Line engraving published in "The Soldier in Our Civil War", Volume I, page 189, depicting Federal ships investigating Port Royal Sound, South Carolina, prior to their successful attack on Confederate fortifications there.
Ships and other items identified across the bottom of the print include (from left to right):
USS Mercury, with Generals Sherman and Stevens & staff on board;
USS Penguin, with Hilton Head Battery beyond;
USS Pawnee; Broad River (in distance);
CSS Huntress (distance);
USS Seneca; Steamer Screamer (distance);
USS Ottawa with Capt. Rogers & General Wright on board;
Steamer Everglades (distance, beyond Ottawa;
CSS Lady Davis (distance); Beaufort River (distance); Bay Point Battery (distance); USS Curlew; (probably misidentified as no record exists that USS Curlew served with South Atlantic Blockading Squadron) Confederate camp (distance);
USS Isaac Smith.
US Navy photo # NH 59319
|75k||"Bombardment and Capture of Port Royal, South Carolina, 7 November 1861"
Engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", July-December 1861 volume, pages 760-761.
It depicts Federal warships, under Flag Officer Samuel F. DuPont, USN, bombarding Fort Beauregard (at right) and Fort Walker (at left). The Confederate squadron commanded by Commodore Josiah Tattnall is in the left center distance.
Subjects identified below the image bottom are (from left):
USS Wabash (DuPont's flagship),
steamer Screamer (?),
CSS Huntsville, Commo. Tattnall, (probably misidentified as no record exists that CSS Huntsville served in the defenses of Port Royal, S.C.
USS Isaac Smith,
USS Curlew; (probably misidentified as no record exists that USS Curlew served with South Atlantic Blockading Squadron),
USS R.B. Forbes
and "Rebel Camp".
US Navy photo # NH 59256
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|01||LT. Stevens, Thomas Holdup||7 October 1861 - 23 April 1862|
|02||LT. Creighton, Johnston Blakeley||23 April 1862 - 7 November 1862|
|03||LT. Whiting, William D.||7 November 1862 - 3 November 1863|
|04||LCDR. Breese, Samuel Livingston||3 November 1863 - 3 September 1864|
|05||LCDR. Stillwell, James||31 August 1864 - 12 August 1865|
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