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CSS North Carolina

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Civil War Medal

Richmond Class Ironclad Sloop:
  • Built in 1863 by Berry & Bros, at Wilmington, N.C.
  • Commissioned CSS North Carolina late 1863, CDR. W. T. Muse, CSN, in command
  • Structurally weak and unable to cross the bar, North Carolina remained in Cape Fear River
  • Final Disposition, sank, 27 September 1864 when she developed a leak
    Displacement unknown
    Length 150'
    Beam 32'
    Depth of Hold 14'
    Draft 12'
    Speed unknown
    Complement 150
    Armament four guns
    Propulsion steam

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