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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Confederate States Navy and a brief history of what became of it. [from the Richmond, Va. Times December 30, 1900.] (search)
ns. Sunk in battle at Roanoke Island, February 7, 1862. Drewry—Wooden tender, one gun. Built at Richmond. Disabled in action with Federal batteries at Trent's Reach, January 24, 1865, and abandoned. Diana—Wooden gun-boat, five guns. Captured from the Federals, March 23, 1863, in Atchafalaya river and burned in Bayou Teche, April 12, 1863, to prevent recapture. Edwards—Wooden tug, bought at Norfolk, 1861, and mounted with one gun. Her name was afterwards changed to the Forrest. Ellis—Iron hull tug-boat. Bought at Norfolk in 1861 and mounted with one gun. Captured by the Federals at the battle of Elizabeth City, 1862. Equator—Wooden tug-boat, one gun. Burned by Confederates at the fall of Wilmington in 1865. Fanny—Iron hull propeller, two guns. Captured from the Federals October , 1861 and set on fire by Confederates at the battle of Elizabeth City, N. C., February 10, 1862. fire fly—Wooden side-wheel river steamer. Used for a while at Savannah as a te