TITLE

SNATCHING THE ST. NICHOLAS

AUTHOR(S)
Grady, John
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Naval History;Aug2005, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that during the uncertain early months of the Civil War, the USS Pawnee seemed the embodiment of the U.S. naval might on the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay. Within hours of Virginia's secession on April 17, the 233-foot steam sloop was dispatched from the Washington Navy Yard to secure, if possible, the Gosport Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia and to establish a blockade Hampton Roads.
ACCESSION #
17630585

 

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