The Civil War in NE North Carolina
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 have pilothouses projecting out over the deck. Both have…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Long Apr 1, 2011.
The old Brown Water Navies site is being absorbed into my NC Squadron WordPress.com site. The old NC Squadron’s theme (Sunspot) couldn’t be arranged to handle the new material the way I wanted and it couldn’t be ported over to the new theme I’d chosen (Twenty Ten), so I’m building the site over again from scratch. I hope you enjoy the new drop-down menus.
Posted on March 17, 2017 at 8:00pm
This site will be closed as soon as my subscription runs out. I am porting the material over to a new WordPress site I am setting up. Brownwater Navies will be merged with my old NC Squadron WordPress site. The emphasis will remain on the Civil Water navies operating in the sounds of northeastern North Carolina. Two of my older sites will be involved in the merger as well. I get 3 gigs with WordPress, so I have enough room for all the data in one big site. (I was maxed out with NING with 1…Continue
Posted on December 3, 2016 at 3:27pm
John Quarstein led Dennis Schurr and myself on a tour inside the tank holding the Monitor's turret. We actually got to touch the turret!
Check out the big gun. The curved photo is due to my using a wide-angle lens to get the whole gun in the picture.…Continue
Posted on May 20, 2016 at 10:00am
The charred Black Warrior gun carriage is back home in Elizabeth City after being conserved at the underwater archaeology facility at Kure Beach. Here it sits next to the CSS Albemarle smokestack on display in the gallery at the Museum of the…Continue
Posted on February 8, 2014 at 10:19pm — 7 Comments