Civil War Brown Water Navies

The Civil War in NE North Carolina

There were seven blacks among the sailors of the Winslow. Two were slaves belonging to Thomas Crossan, commander of the vessel. Four more slaves belonged to Master Patrick McCarrick. One 1st class boy, Ottoway Bell, appears to have been free.

Alex Crossan - 1st class boy

William Crossan - seaman

John Moore - fireman

John Southall - ordinary seaman

Jim Carey - ordinary seaman

Frank Tucker - seaman

Ottoway Bell - 1st class boy

Their shares of the prize money earned from the captures of the Transit, Herbert Manton, and Itasca went to their owners.


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