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|76k||Artwork by Erik Heyl, 1955, depicting SS Western Port for use in his book "Early American Steamers", Volume III. This steamer was chartered by the Navy in 1858 for the Paraguay expedition. Purchased in 1859, she served as USS Wyandotte from then until sold in 1865. Subsequently the civilian steam ship SS Wyandotte, she was wrecked, 26 January 1866.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 67075 Courtesy of Erik Heyl.
|358k||Ships of The Paraguay Squadron under way. Ships are from left to right:
USS Water Witch next the flag-ship
USS Sabine; next to
USS Fulton; behind Fulton is
USS Western Port (later USS Wyandotte); next is
USS Harriet Lane; behind Harriet Lane is
USS Supply; and next the bow of
Artist unknown. Image from Harper's Weekly, New York, 16 October 1858.
|104k||"The United States Gun-boat 'Wyandotte' firing a Salute on Washington's Birthday in Pensacola Harbor -- (Drawn by an Officer of Lieut. Slemmer's Command)" Hand-colored print of a line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", 1861.
Features identified in text immediately below the image are (left to right): Fort Barrancas, Barrancas Barracks, Unites States Gun-boat "Wyandotte", and Unites States Marine Hospital.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59580-KN
|140k||"The United States Fleet off Fort Pickens, Florida" A line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", 1861, depicting U.S. Navy ships off Pensacola, Florida, in April 1861. Federal troops were landed at Fort Pickens on 12 April.
Ships identified in the title line are (left to right): USS Wyandotte (partially visible); USS Supply (in the distance); USS Sabine; USS Brooklyn and USS Crusader (partially visible).
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59121
|157k||Right half of a line engraving published in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper", 1861, depicting the scene off Pensacola in mid-April 1861. Features identified in text immediately below the image are (left to right): USS Sabine, USS St. Louis, USS Supply, USS Wyandotte (incorrectly depicted as a side-wheel steamer), Pensacola Navy Yard, and the chartered steamship SS Atlantic (USS Sumpter).
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 73743
|146k||"Relief of Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Fla., by the United States Fleet, April 17th 1861" A line engraving published in "The Soldier in Our Civil War", Volume I, depicting the scene off Pensacola as USS Powhatan landed Federal troops to reinforce Fort Pickens on 17 April 1861. Features identified in text immediately below the image are (left to right): USS Powhatan, USS Wyandotte, Fort McRae, Entrance to Harbor, Fort Pickens, Encampment of Confederates, Lighthouse, Steamer SS Illinois and Navy Foundry.
This engraving was originally published in 1861 in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper", with text giving an incorrect date in March 1861.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59114
|01||CDR. Hunter, Thomas T.||27 October 1858 - 28 May 1859|
|Decommissioned||28 May 1859 - 19 September 1859|
|02||LCDR. Stanly, Fabius||19 September 1859 - December 1860|
|Out of Service||December 1860 - 9 January 1861|
|03||LT. Berryman, Otway Hazlehurst||9 January 1861 - 2 April 1861 (Died)|
|04||LT. Mullany, Robert Madison||7 April 1861 - 17 April 1861|
|05||LT. Williamson, James C.||17 April 1861 - 2 May 1861|
|06||CDR. Baldwin, Augustus S.||2 May 1861 - 23 August 1861|
|Decommissioned||23 August 1861 - 5 December 1861|
|07||LT. McArann, Robert M.||5 December 1861 - 22 January 1862 (Dismissed went South)|
|08||LT. Whiting, William D.||22 January 1862 - 25 July 1862|
|Decommissioned||25 July 1862 - 1 September 1862|
|09||Act. Master Wright, Thomas||1 September 1862 - 3 October 1863|
|10||Act. Master Sheer, Thomas W.||3 October 1863 - 18 March 1865|
|11||LCDR. White, Edward W.||18 March 1865 - 3 June 1865|
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