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Dart (I)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Civil War Medal

  • Built, date and location unknown
  • Captured by USS South Carolina off Galveston, TX., 4 July 1861
  • Dart was placed in service to serve as a tender to the steamers USS South Carolina and USS Huntsville
  • Dart captured several small vessels, including schooners Cecilia, 24 September 1861, and Zavala, 1 October 1861
  • Final Disposition, placed out of service and dismantled by the crew frigate USS Niagara off the southwest pass of the Mississippi River, between 19 and 21 October 1861
    Displacement 94 t.
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament one 12-pdr howitzer
    Propulsion sail

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    USS Dart (I)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Officer in Charge
    01Master's Mate Lawless, Iy4 July 1861 - 19 October 1861
    Courtesy Bill Gonyo

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