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South Atlantic blockading squadron. (January-July, 1863.)

Rear-Admiral S. F. Du Pont, commanding. Commander C. R. P. Rodgers, Chief-of-Staff.

Screw-frigate.

Wabash, Com. T. G. Corbin, 1 150-pounder Parrott, 1 10-inch, 1 30-pounder Parrott, 42 9-inch.


Screw-sloops.

Pawnee, Com. G. B. Balch, 8 9-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott, 1 50-pounder Dahlgren; Canandaigua, Capt. J. F. Green, 2 11-inch pivot, 1 150-pounder Parrott pivot, 3 20-pounder Parrotts, 2 12-pounder rifle howitzers, 2 12-pounder S. B. howitzers; Housatonic, Capt. W. R. Taylor, 1 11-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott, 3 30-pounder Parrotts, 4 32-pounders, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Mohawk, Com. A. K. Hughes, 6 32-pounders, 1 24-pounder S. B., 1 12-pounder howitzer.


Side-wheel steamer.

Powhatan, Capt. S. W. Gordon, Capt. Charles Steedman, 7 9-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 11-inch pivot.


Gun-boats.

Wissahickon, Lieut.-Com. J. L. Davis, 1 150-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers, 112-pounder rifle howitzer; Seneca, Lieut.-Com. William Gibson, 1 11-inch pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Unadilla, Lieut.-Com. S. P. Quackenbush, 1 11-inch pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 4 24-pounder S. B. howitzers, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer; Marblehead, Lieut.-Com. R. W. Scott, 11-inch pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Ottawa, Lieut.-Com. W. D. Whiting, 1 11-inch, 1 20-pounder Parrott, 2 24-pounder howitzers; Water Witch, Lieut.-Com. A. Pendergrast; Huron, Lieut.-Com. G. A. Stevens, 1 11-inch pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott rifle, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers.


Double-Enders.

Sebago, Com. J. C. Beaumont, 1 100-pounder Parrott pivot, 5 9-inch, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Cimarron, Com. A. G. Drake, 1 100-pounder Parrott, 1 9-inch, 2 9-inch pivot, 4 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Conemaugh, Com. Reed Werden, 1 100-pounder Parrott pivot, 4 9-inch, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers, 1 11-inch pivot; Paul Jones, Com. Charles Steedman; Com. A. C. Rhind; Lieut.-Com. E. P. Williams, 1 100-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 11-inch pivot, 4 9-inch, 1 2-pounder S. B. light.


Purchased steamers.

South Carolina, Com. J. J. Almy, 1 30-pounder Parrott, 1 24-pounder S. B. howitzer, 4 8-inch, 2 32-pounders; Dawn, Act. Lieut. John S. Barnes, Act. Master James Brown, 2 32-pounders, 1100-pounder Parrott, 1 20-pounder Parrott, 1 12-pounder howitzer; Mercedita, Com. H. S. Stellwagen; Quaker City, Com. J. M. Frailey; Commnodore McDonough, Lieut.-Com. George Bacon, 1 9-inch pivot, 1 100-pounder Parrott, 2 50-pounder ]Dahlgren rifles, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Potomska, Act. V.-Lieut. William Budd, 5 guns; E. B. Hale, Act. Lieut. E. Brodhead, 4 32-pounders, 130-pounder Parrott pivot; Lodona, Com. E. R. Colhoun, 1100-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 30-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 9-inch, 4 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Norwich, Com. J. M. Duncan, 4 8-inch, 1 30-pounder Parrott, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Wamsutta, Act. V.-Lieut. J. W. Kittredge, 4 32-pounders, 1 20-pounder Parrott, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Keystone State, Com. W. E. Le Roy, 6 8-inch, 2 32-pounders, 1 50-pounder Dahlgren, 2 30-pounder Parrotts, 2 12-pounder rifle howitzers; Madgie, Act. Master F. B. Meriam, 1 30-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer; Isaac Smith, Act. Lieut. F. S. Conover; James Adger, Com. T. H. Patterson, 1 9-inch, 6 32-pounders, 1 20-pounder Parrott, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer; Augusta, Com. E. G. Parrott, 6 8-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott rifle, 2 30-pounder Parrott rifles, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Flag, Com. J. H. Strong, 4 8-inch, 1 10-inch pivot, 2 30-pounder Parrotts; Flambeau, Lieut.-Com. J. H. Upshur, 1 30-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 12-pounder heavy howitzers; Stettin, Act. Master C. J. Van Alstine, 1 30-pounder Parrott pivot, 4 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Uncas, Act. Master William Watson, 4 32-pounders, 1 20-pounder Parrott; Memphis, Lieut.-Com. P. G. Watmough, Act. Master C. A. Curtis, 4 24-pounder S. B. howitzers, 1 30-pounder Parrott rifle, 2 12-pounder rifle howitzers.


Monitors.

(1 15-inch, 1 11-inch, each.) Patapsco, Com. D. Ammen; Passaic, Captain P. Drayton; Nahant, Com. John Downes; Montauk, Com. John L. Worden, Com. D. M. Fairfax; Nantucket, Com. D. M. Fairfax, Lieut.-Com. L. H. Newman, Com. J. C. Beaumont; Weehawken, Captain John Rodgers; Catskill, Com. George W. Rodgers.


Other iron-clads.

Keokuk, Com. A. C. Rhind, 2 11-inch. S. B.; New Ironsides, Com. T. Turner, 14 11-inch, 2 150-pounder Parrotts, 2 50-pounder Dahlgrens.


Sailing vessels (Barks).

Kingfisher, Act. Master J. C. Dutch, 4 8-inch; Braziliera, Act. Master W. T. Gillespie, 6 32-pounders; Restless, Act. Master W. R. Browne; Midnight, Act. Master N. Kirby, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 6 32-pounders; Fernandina, Act. Master E. Moses, 6 32-pounders, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 24-pounder S. B. howitzer.


Mortar-schooners.

C. P. Williams, Act. Master, S. N. Freeman, 2 32-pounders, 1 20-pounder Parrott rifle, 1 13-inch mortar; Para, Act. Master E. G. Furber, Act. Master Edward Ryan, 2 32-pounders, 1 13-inch mortar; Norfolk Packet, Act. Ensign George W. Wood, 2 32-pounders, I 13-inch mortar, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer.


Storeships.

Vermont, Com. William Reynolds, 10 8-inch, 8 32-pounders; Valparaiso, Act. Master A. S. Gardner.


Tugs, tenders, and dispatch boats.

O. M. Pettit, Act. Ensign T. E. Baldwin, 1 20-pounder Parrott, 1 30-pounder Parrott; Rescue, Act. Ensign C. A. Blanchard, 1 20-pounder Parrott, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Hope, Act. Master J. E. Rockwell, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot; Daffodil, Act. Master E. M. Baldwin, 1 20-pounder Parrott rifle, 1 20-pounder Dahlgren rifle; Dandelion, Act. Ensign William Barrymore, 2 guns; Columbine, Act. Master J. S. Dennis, Act. Ensign E. Daly, 2 20-pounder Parrotts; G. W. Blunt, Act. Master J. R. Beers, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer; America, Act. Master J. Baker; Oleander, Act. Master J. S. Dennis, 2 30-pounder Parrott pivots. [52]

Thirty-pounder Parrott rifles in Battery Hays, on the Union line, facing Battery Wagner.

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