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T. D. Horner
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Civil War Medal
Built in 1859 as the sternwheel steamer T. D. Horner at Brownsville, PA.
Purchased by the War Department, 18 May 1862 for use on the Mississippi Riverin the Army's "Ellet Ram Fleet."
T. D. Horner served the Ram Fleet and its successor, the Marine Brigade, as a tug until the latter was dissolved, 24 August 1864
T. D. Horner,/i> was never3 a naval vessel
Sold by the Government, 17 August 1865
Re-documented for merchant service, 27 November 1865
Operated on the Mississippi and its tributaries until New Year's Day 1868 when she hit a bridge at Louisville, KY., and was damaged beyond economical repair
Final Disposition, dismantled, date unknown
Displacement 123 t.
Depth of Hold unknown
Armament two 12-pdr rifles
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T. D. Horner
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