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The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], Capture of the ship Finland by the Blockaders — the enemy compelled to abandon the ship — set fire to her and take to their boats. (search)
Capture of the ship Finland by the Blockaders — the enemy compelled to abandon the ship — set fire to her and take to their boats. [From the Apalachicola Times, Aug. 28:] Yesterday afternoon, (the 27th) news reached this city (Apalachicola) from the East Pass, that the blockading steamer Montgomery, and another steamer, had entered the harbor and seized the ship Finland, lying at her anchorage about six miles from the bar. The enemy attempted to take the ship out, but did not succeed. Immediately on receipt of the news, the steamer Wm. H. Young, having in tow the privateer F. S. Bartow, with detachments from the Apalachicola Guards, Perry Artillery and Beauregard Rifles, under their respective commanders, proceeded down the bay, and arrived in sight of the Finland and the blockading vessels about daylight this morning. The Finland had all sail set, and was apparently beating out. The blockading steamers were lying outside the bar; about three miles from the East Pass Light
Secessionists expected to retire to an island near by and await reinforcements. Appeals for assistance had been made to the neighboring counties. The object of the Unionists was to retake two Union captains confined at Boone. They were, however, sent to Logan jail, from whence, if they escape the hands of an excited people, they will be sent East. Important naval movement in New Orleans. The Charleston Mercury has the following from its special correspondent: New Orleans, Aug. 28.--A passenger, who has just arrived in this city from Brashear city, by the Opelousas Railroad, reports that two Navy officers, of the Confederate States--Lieutenant Shepard and J. H. Loper, the Supervising Engineer of the Navy Station — had arrived at that place, and, at 2 o'clock in the morning of the 26th, had seized the steamer Picayune, which had just arrived with freight and passengers. They placed on board an armed force of 25 men from a Confederate States man-of-war steamer, and pro