Civil War Brown Water Navies

The Civil War in NE North Carolina

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New location will be the new location of this site once Ning closes this one down. Hopefully this site won't close down befo…

Started by Bruce Long

0 Sep 28, 2016

Anchor Sold in Elizabeth City Pawn Shop Recently

I saw an Admiralty type anchor for sale in the shop across from Muddy's about a month ago. I was told it had been salvaged from a local scr…

Started by Bob Smith

1 Apr 14, 2016
Reply by Bruce Long

How can use of this page be boosted?

From the lack of posts and low reader counts on the blogs and discussions, I'm starting to doubt the usefulness of this page. Am I right? H…

Started by Bruce Long

6 Feb 12, 2015
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of Does anyone know someone ...

Does anyone know someone with information about an ancestor that served in the North Carolina Squadron or that knows of stories told/letter…

Started by Bruce Long

0 Jan 21, 2013

Who built the USS Underwriter?

It is generally known that the USS Underwriter was built in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1852. The question is what was the name of the shipyard? I di…

Started by Kazimierz Zygadlo

4 Apr 13, 2011
Reply by Bruce Long

Two views of the Underwriter

How accurate are these two drawings of the USS Underwriter? Both were drawn at New Bern, NC. The top image has a longer bow section. Both h…

Started by Bruce Long

4 Apr 1, 2011
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How were the "mosquito fleet" ships aligned during the battle of Elizabeth City?

On page 74 of the squadron signal book, under the heading "Orders of Sailing", I found the following:   1st - In a line abreast, Flag Ship…

Started by Bruce Long

1 Dec 10, 2010
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Is this another photo from the Hunchback?

The photo doesn't specifically say this was taken on the Hunchback, but things look similar to other Hunchback photos I have seen.   Notice…

Started by Bruce Long

2 Sep 27, 2010
Reply by Terrence Michael Foenander

Photos of CSS Neuse uploaded

I have just uploaded photos of the CSS Neuse.  They are in an album, so I guess you need to click on My Albums in order to see those photos…

Started by Andrew Duppstadt

2 Sep 26, 2010
Reply by Bruce Long

USS Shawsheen

I have seen the following photo identified as being the USS Commodore Perry, USS Commodore Barney, and the USS Putnam. The USAMHI has it co…

Started by Bruce Long

0 Aug 6, 2010


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