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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)
ire 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 aylight 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. The schooner New Plan, Capt. John Genoa, captured at the same time with the Finland, was seen going from the ship towards the steamers. The enemy up and made demonstration to run in, doubtless to protect and cover the retreat of their boats. The expedition returned to the city this morning, having left the East Pass, a little after sunrise. The Finland was in flames, lying with all sails set, on the flats off the mouth of Crooked River. A detachment of the Apalachic