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|69k||Watercolor by Erik Heyl, 1951 of the steamship Habana (also called Havana), painted for use in his book
"Early American Steamers", Volume I. SS Havana, of McConnel's New Orleans & Havana Line, became CSS Sumter in 1861 and the blockade runner
Gibraltar in 1862.
US Navy History and Heritage Command photo # NH 63844. Courtesy Erik Heyl.
|103k||Confederate blockade runner CSS Sumter running the blockade out off New Orleans. June 1861. Note the Union sloop of war
USS Brooklyn in the background.
US Navy History and Heritage Command photo # NH 54479.
|194k||"The Pirate '[CSS] Sumter' Firing at the Brig 'Joseph Parks,' of Boston." was published in Harper's Weekly. New York, February 1, 1862.||Tommy Trampp|
|129k||CSS Sumter running the blockade of Pass a l' Outre, by
USS Brooklyn, 30 June, 1861. Lithograph by A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore, MD., copied from "Memoirs of Service Afloat", by Raphael Semmes.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 51797
|142k||CSS Sumter leaving New Orleans, 30 June 1861. Line engraving by Evans, from a sketch made at the time, published in
"Battles and Leaders of the Civil War", Volume II, page 14.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 42201
|112k||CSS Sumter coaling at the Dutch island of Curacoa, in the Caribbean Sea. Line engraving from a photograph by S.J. Nathans,
published in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper", 24 August 1861.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 42202
|120k||CSS Sumter running the blockade of St. Pierre, Martinique, by
USS Iroquois, on the 23 November 1861. Lithograph by A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore, Maryland, copied from Memoirs of Service Afloat, by Raphael Semmes.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59352
|75k||"The Capture by the Confederate war ship Sumter of two Federal merchantmen. Captain Semmes."
Oil on hardboard, 18 7/8" x 12 7/16", bearing the above title on its back. It is signed and dated on the front: "W.H. Moody, 1877"; and on the back "W.H. Moody, 3/3/77". The painting depicts CSS Sumter flying what appears to be an Argentine flag.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 91859-KN (Color). Courtesy of Nigel Burgess, 1981.
|76k||Wash drawing of CSS Sumter under way by Clary Ray, 1894.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # 98.
|168k||Line engraving of CSS Sumter after a drawing by Theodore R. Davis, published in "Harper's Weekly", 16 August 1862, depicting the Confederate Cruiser Sumter at sea.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # 59564.
|155k||CSS Sumter entering the Bay of Gibraltar - Her Last Voyage as a "Confederate" Steamer, December 1861.
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1862.
|112k||CSS SumterCSS Sumter, USS Kearsarge
and USS Tuscarora at Gibraltar.
Artwork published in "Service Afloat: or, the Remarkable Career of the Confederate Cruisers Sumter and Alabama" ..., by Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSN, 1887.
It depicts the Tuscarora and Kearsarge keeping watch on the Confederate cruiser Sumter, on 12 April 1862.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59410
|135k||CSS Sumter Ship's officers on deck:
Seated, left to right:
First Lieutenant William E. Evans;
Commander Raphael Semmes, Commanding Officer; and
First Assistant Engineer Miles J. Freeman.
Standing, left to right:
Surgeon Francis L. Galt;
Lieutenant John M. Stribling;
First Lieutenant John M. Kell, Executive Officer;
Lieutenant Robert T. Chapman; and
First Lieutenant Becket K. Howell (Marine Corps).
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 42383
|125k||Line engraving by H.B. Hall, Jr., New York, featuring portraits of seven officers who served with CAPT. Raphael Semmes in CSS Sumter
In center is First Lieutenant John McIntosh Kell
The others are (clockwise from top):
First Lieutenant Robert T. Chapman;
First Assistant Engineer Miles J. Freeman;
Paymaster Henry Myers;
Lieutenant John M. Stribling;
Surgeon Francis L. Galt; and
First Lieutenant William E. Evans. Kell, Freeman and Galt also served with Semmes in CSS Alabama and were present during her engagement with USS Kearsarge.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 57264.
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|01||CDR. Semmes, Raphael CSN||3 June 1861 - 19 December 1862||CSS Sumter|
|02||LT. Chapman, Robert T. CSN (XO)||no dates||CSS Sumter|
|02||CAPT. Reid, E. C. CSN||July 1863 - 10 July 1864||CS Gibraltar|
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