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Dart (I)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Civil War Medal

Schooner:
  • 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
    Specifications:
    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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