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Ship Name Date Type of Ship Name Changes Etc.
E. A. Stevens see Stevens' Battery.
E. B. Hale Purchased, July 27, 1861, at New York, by George D. Morgan, from E. & D. Bigelow & Co. Sold at public auction, June 20, 1865, at Philadelphia by Samuel C. Cook, for $4,600. Commissioned, September 4, 1861; went out of commission, February 18, 1863. Total cost of repairs was $24,268.14. Class: Screw steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n85/mode/1up
E. D. Fogg, see Cohasset
E. D. Thompson. Purchased at Baltimore, Md., August 13, 1861, by Captain H. S. Stellwagen. Purchased to sink, Stone Fleet. Class: Schooner. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n85/mode/1up
Eagle, see Rhode Island.
Eastport Captured, February 7, 1862, at Cerro Gordo, Tennessee River, Tenn., by Conestoga, Tyler, and Lexington. Transferred from War Department, January 9, 1863, at which time she was paid for by the Navy Department. April 26, 1864, sunk, 1 1/2 miles below Montgomery, Ark., in Red River, by a torpedo, a short distance above mouth of Cane River. Blown up by Admiral D. D. Porter. Class: Ironclad steam gunboat. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Ebenezer see Tawah
Edward Purchased at New Bedford, Mass., by G. D. Morgan & R. H. Chappell, November 15, 1861. Bark. Purchased to sink. Stone Fleet. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Elfin Purchased February 23, 1864, at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Admiral D. D. Porter, from John N. Shunk and others. Sunk, November 4, 1864, off Johnsonville, Tennessee River. Purchased under name of W. D. Mann. Most articles of value were recovered in August, 1865, by Acting Volunteer Lieut. G. W. Rogers. She was sunk after a protracted engangement. Class: Steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Elk Purchased at Cincinnati, Ohio, December 8, 1863, by Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, from W. Metcalf et al. Sold at public auction, August 24, 1865; purchased under name of Countess. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $4,029.33. Class: Side-wheel steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Ella Purchased at New York, July 30, 1862, by Rear-Admiral H. Paulding from prize court. Sold at public auction September 15, 1865, at Washington, to H. R. Hazelhurst, Baltimore, Md., for $26,500, by William L. Wall & Co. Captured November 10,1863, off Fort Fisher, by Howquah. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Ella and Annie see Malvern.
Ellen Purchased at Brooklyn, October 10, 1861, from James Horn by Navy Department. Launched in 1855. Sold at public auction, September 2, 1865, at Bay Point, S. C., to J. J. Springer by Rear Admiral Radford, for $360. Commissioned October 16, 1861, at Brooklyn Navy Yard; went out of commission October 31, 1862. Cost of repairs while in Government service was $2,278.11. Class: Side-wheel steamer; ferry boat; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Ellen Goldsboro Purchased at Baltimore, Md., August 13, 1861, by Captain H. S. Stellwagen. Purchased to sink. Stone Fleet. Class: Schooner. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Ellis Purchased, from New York prize court, May 19, 1862. Abandoned and fired in New River, N. C.,November 25, 1862. Captured in action at Elizabeth City, N. C., February 10, 1862. When captured she was commanded by J. M. Cook, formerly of the U. S. Navy. Class: Side-wheel steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Emerald Purchased August 3, 1864, at Philadelphia, Pa., by Commodore C. K. Stribling from the "Central Sanitary Fair". In service at Portsmouth Navy Yard, N. H., as ferry boat, from 1865 to 1883. Name changed from Fairy. Total cost of repairs to December 31, 1888, was $14,168.63. Class: Steam yacht. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Emerald. Purchased at Sag Harbor, N. Y., by G. D. Morgan & R. H. Chappell, November 21, 1861. Ship. Purchased to sink. Stone Fleet. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Emma Purchased from New York prize court, September 30, 1863, b y Navy Department. Sold, November 1, 1865, at public auction, for $9,500. at Boston Navy Yard. Captured, July 24, 1863, by Army transport Arago. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $2,800.02. Class: Screw steamer; one-quarter inch iron. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n86/mode/1up
Emma Brown see Gazelle.
Emma Duncan see Hastings
Emma Henry see Wasp
Eolus Purchased, July 27, 1864, from John Jewett & Sons, at New York prize court, by Rear-Admiral Gregory. Sold, August 1, 1865, at public auction, at Boston Navy Yard. for $27,500, to McKay & Aldus, by Horatio Harris. Cost of repairs while in naval service was $12,136.13. Class: Side-wheel steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n88/mode/1up
Eolus see Shawnee.
Epervier Name removed from register; vessel was never commenced. She was to have been built at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, N. H. Class: Steamer; screw. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n88/mode/1up
Epsilon Purchased at Philadelphia, June 3, 1864, by Commodore C. K. Stribling, from B. Bramwell and others. Sold, July 12, 1865, at New York, at public auction, for $6,600, to C. & J. Peters, by Burdett. Jones  Co. Formerly known as harry Bumm; also tug No. 5; purchased to be used as a picket boat on James River. Name changed to Epsilon  from  Harry Bumm,  by which she was formerly known. She was well built, strong and inteded for inside towing. Boiler inted to use fresh water only. Class: Screw steamer; picket boat. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n88/mode/1up
Ererus see Laurel
Erebus see Squando
Essex Purchased by Government, September 20, 1861, from Wiggins Ferry Co., at St. Louis, Mo. Sold at public auction, November 29, 1865, at Mound City, Ill., to W. L. Hambleton, by Sol. A. Silver, for $4,000. Name changed from New Era. Altered when puchased, into an ironclad gunboat, for service in Western Flotilla. She was built at St. Louis by Page & Bacon, bankers, and sold to Wiggins Ferry Co., October 14, 1856. Class: Center-wheel steamer; ironclad. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n88/mode/1up
Estrella Transferred, 1862, by the Army. Sold, October 9, 1867, at New York, by Rear Admiral C. H. Bell, for $7,500. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $34,248.70. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n89/mode/1up
Ethan Allen see Commodore Barney.
Ethan Allen Purchased, August 23, 1861, at Boston, by board composed of J. M. Forbes et al. Sold at public auction, July 20, 1865, at Portsmouth, N. H., to E. Snow, by Charles Clark, for $20,000. Commissioned, October 3, 1861. Total cost of repairs while in Government service was $15,583.22. Class: Sailing vessel; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n89/mode/1up
Etlah Built by contract with C. W. McCord, St. Louis, Mo. Sold, September 12, 1874, at New Orleans, to Nat. McKay for $9,500, at public auction. Name changed to Hecate, June 15, 1869; and August 10, 1869, renamed the Et'ah. Turret of this vessel was constructed at St. Louis by James B. Eads. This vessel rendered no service, having been laid up at Mound City, Ill., from 1867 to 1871; at New Orleans, La., from 1872 to 1873. Class: Light-draft monitor. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n89/mode/1up
Eugene Purchased, April 22, 1862, from Key West prize court by Navy Department. Sold at auction, November, 1864, by Rear Admiral Stribling at Key West, Fla. Captured, March 16, 1862, off the Mississippi and sent to Key West, Fla., where she was condemned and sold by prize court. Total cost of repairs while in the Government service was $521.13. Was guard ship at Key West, Fla., from 1862 to 1864. Name changed from Eugene Smith. Class: Sailing vessel; live oak and red cedar. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n89/mode/1up
Eugene see Glasgow.
Eureka Purchased, August 22, 1862, from Washington prize court. Sold at auction, September 15, 1865, to Mr. Mackell, by William L. Wall & Co., for $90. Captured in April, 1862, in Potomac River by Potomac Flotilla Class: Screw steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n90/mode/1up
Eutaw Built by contract. Launched February, 1863, at Baltimore, Md. Sold October 15, 1867, at New York, for $15,000. Commissioned, July 2, 1863, at Baltimore, Md. Class; Side-wheel steamer; double-ender; wood.
Exchange Purchased May 13, 1863, at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Rear-Admiral D. D. Porter, from Henry B. Cock. Sold at auction August 17, 1865, at Mound, Ill., to W. G. Priest for $7,000. Class: Stern-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n90/mode/1up
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Ship Name Date Type of Ship Name Changes Etc.
F. W. Lincoln see Phlox.
Fahkee Purchased July 15, 1863, at New York, by Rear-Admiral H. Paulding, from William B. Dinsmore. Launched at Williamsburg, N. Y. Sold August 10, 1865, by Samuel C. Cook, at Philadelphia, Pa., for $69,000. Total cost of repairs while in the Government service was $4,532.30. Class: Screw steamer; wood and iron. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n90/mode/1up
Fairplay Transferred by War Department, September 30, 1862. Sold at public auction August 17, 1865, to Charles C. Duncan, by Sol. A. Silver, for $5,150. Transferred by Army quartermaster to Mississippi Flotilla. Class: Side-wheel steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n90/mode/1up
Fairy see Emerald
Fairy. Purchased, March 7, 1864, from Thomas Sherlock and others. Sold, August 17, 1865, at public auction, to J. Kenniston, for $9,600. Name changed from Maria. Class: Stern-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n90/mode/1up
Falmouth By Government contract. Sold at auction, November 7, 1863 at Aspinwall, U. S. C., for $5,003.50. paid in American gold. The Falmouth was the storeship at Panama. Bureau of Construction and Repair, September 18, 1863, ordered that the Falmouth be sold, so the incidental expenses of which, comprising auction fee, advertising, lighterage, hauling her to the dock, etc., amount to $768.07. Class: Sailing sloop; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n90/mode/1up
Fannie, or Fanny see Paw Paw
Fanny see Grossbeak
Fanny Barker see Fawn
Farallones Transferred by War Department to Navy Department at Mare Island, Cal., August 1, 1849. Launched, 1848, at Boston, Mass. Sold, May 15, 1867, at San Francisco, Cal., to Moore & Co., for $15,000 in gold. Name changed from Massachusetts. She was frequently repaired. Total cost to June 30, 1864, was $109,451.21. Class: Screw steamer; storeship; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n90/mode/1up
Fawn Purchased, May 13, 1863, at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Rear-Admiral D. D. Porter, from Barker, Hart & Cook. Sold at auction, August, 17, 1865, at Mound City, Ill., to D. Caughlin, by Sol. A. Silver, for $7,300. Name changed from Fanny Barker to Fawn, June 19, 1863. Commissioned, May 11, 1863, at Cairo, Ill., and went out of commission June 30, 1865. Her present condition is poor; last repaired in 1863. Her original name was Fanny Barker. Class: Stern-wheel steamer; gunboat; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n92/mode/1up
Fearnot Purchased, July 20, 1861, at Boston, Mass., by board composed of J. M. Forbes et al. Sold at public auction, October 3, 1866, at Boston, Mass., to William F. Weld & Co., for $19,500, by Horatio Harris & Co., Commissioned August 28, 1861, at Boston Navy Yard. Went out of commission. July 18, 1866. Total cost of repairs while in Government service was $26,673.21. Class: Sailing storeship; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n92/mode/1up
Fern. Transferred, September 30, 1862, by War Department. Sold at public action, August 17, 1865, at Mound City, Ill., to J. P. Haight, by Sol. S. Silver, for $4,250. Her original name was Intrepid, and was employed as a tug on Wester rivers; kept in good repair. Class: Screw steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n92/mode/1up
Fernadina Purchased, July 29, 1861, at New York by George D. Morgan frm Mailler & Houghton. Sold at public auction, June 2, 1865, at Philadelphia, Pa., to Philip Fitzpatrick, by Samuel C. Cook, for $8,200. Name changed from Florida. Commissioned, November 16, 1861, at Norforlk Va.; April 29,1865, went out of commission. Total cost of repairs while in Government service was $39,146.80. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n92/mode/1up
Firefly see Dahlia.
Flag Purchased, April 26, 1861, at Philadelphia, Pa., by Admiral Du Pont from H. Winsor & Co. Sold at public auction, July 12, 1865, at New York, to M. O. Roberts, by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $50,000. Name changed from Phineas Sprague. Commissioned May 28,1861; February 25, 1865, went out of commission. Total cost of repairs while in Government service was $124,014.39. Class: Screw steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n93/mode/1up
Flambeau Purchased, November 14, 1861, at New York from Paul Forbes, by George D. Morgan. Sold, at public auction, July 1, 1865, at New York, to G. W. Quintard by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $43,500. Commissioned, November 27, 1861; June 7, 1865, went out of commission. Total cost of repairs while in Government service was $6,256.69. Class: Screw steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n93/mode/1up
Florence see Curlew
Florence Miller see Rattler
Florence Miller, No. 2 see Moose
Florence Miller, No. 3 see Oriole
Florida see Hendrick Hudson
Florida Purchased at New York, August 12, 1861, by George D. Morgan from S. L. Mitchell & Co. Sold, December 5, 1868, at Philadelphia, Pa., to Samuel Ward, for $19,200. Commissioned, October 5, 1861, at New York; April 26, 1867, went out of commission. Total cost of alterations and repairs while in the Governmnet service was $82,942.35. Class: Side-wheel vessel. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n93/mode/1up
Florida By Government; built at New York. Launched, December 15, 1864. Sold, February 27, 1885, at New York to Lebars for $41,508. Name changed from Wampanoag, May 15, 1869. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $37,709.68. Four of the main boilers were constructed at Newburg, N. Y., and the other four by Samuel Secor, New York, N. Y. Superheating boilers built by the Novelty Works, N. Y. Designed by Naval Constructor B. F. Delano. Boilers to be fitted with blowers and blower engines and the engines with surface condensers and steam pumps; etc. Class: Screw steamer; frigate. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n94/mode/1up
Flusser Captured and never libeled. Sold at public auction, September 15, 1865, at Washington, to Robert Miller, by William L. Wall & Co., for $750. August 30, 1865, ordered to be sent to Washington for sale. Class: Sails http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n94/mode/1up
Forest Rose Purchased, November 5, 1862, at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Rear Admiral D. D. Porter. Sold at public auction, August 17, 1865, at Mound City, Ill., to D. White et al, by Sol. A. Silver, for $8,200. Commissioned early in December, 1862; went out of commission August 4, 1865. Class: Stern-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n94/mode/1up
Fort Purchased, July 16, 1864, at Philadelphia, Pa., by Commodore C. K. Stribling, from Bishop, agent. Purchased to sink, Stone Fleet. Purchased with 60 tons of stone on board and sent to Baltimore, Md., to Commodore Dornin Class: Canal boat http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n94/mode/1up
Fort Donelson Purchased, January, 1864, from Boston prize court, by Navy Department. Sold at public auction, October 25, 1865, at New York, to Brown Brothers, by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $24,500. Name changed from R. E. Lee, February 27, 1864. Commissioned July 29,1864. Commissioned July 29,1864; went out of commission October 25, 1865. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $30,173.95. Class: Side-wheel steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n94/mode/1up
Fort Gaines Captured in Gulf of Mexico, February 5, 1864. Sold at auction at New Orleans, L., August 12, 1865, to John F. Furlong, for $9,500. Name changed from Commodore toFort Gaines, September 1, 1864. She operated in the West Gulf Squadron. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $3,201.59. Class: Side-wheel steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n95/mode/1up
Fort Henry see Lafayette
Fort Henry Purchased, March 25, 1862, at New York, from C. W. Copeland and James Howe by Navy Department. Sold at auction, August 15,1865, at New York, to J. B. Brown, by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $18,500. Commissioned at New York, April 3, 1862; went out of commission, July 8, 1865. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $1,952.89. Class: Side-wheel steamer; ferryboat. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n95/mode/1up
Fort Hindman. Purchased, April 16, 1863, at Jeffersonville, Ind., from H. Marbury et al, by Rear Admiral D. D. Porter. Sold at public auction, August 17, 1865, at Mound City, Ill., to Pink Varble, by Sol. A. Silver, for $12,500. Name changed from James Thompson; June 2, 1863, changed to Manitou; then, November, 5, 1863, to Fort Hindman. August 3, 1865, went out of commission. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n95/mode/1up
Fort Jackson Purchased at New York, July 22, 1863, by Rear Admiral H. Paulding, from C. W. Vanderbilt. Sold at public auction, September 27, 1865, at New York, to D. B. Allen, by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $108,000. Commissioned, August 18, 1863; went out of commission, August 7, 1865. January 20, 1863, this vessel was ordered to be called the Kentucky; January 20,1863, changed to Fort Jackson. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood; heavily iron-strapped. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n95/mode/1up
Fort Morgan Purchased January 8, 1864, at New York, by Rear Admiral Gregory, from George Griswold. Sold at New York, September 5, 1865, at public auction, to Ward & Co., for $70,000, by Burdett, Jones & Co. Purchased as the Admiral, September 1, 1864, name changed to Fort Morgan. She was used as a supply steamer. Repairs at New Orleans cost $89.60; those at New York, in May and June, 1864, cost $6,813.76. Class: Screw steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n96/mode/1up
Fortune Purchased, October 28, 1861, at New London, Conn., by George D. Morgan & R. H. Chappell. Bark. Purchased to sink, Stone Fleet. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n96/mode/1up
Fortune. Built by contract with James Tetlow, at Boston, Mass. Launched March 25, 1865. Commissioned at Washington Navy Yard, May 19, 1871. Still in service (1900). By act of Congress approved February 28, 1867, the contractor was allowed $21,600 for an additional payment on the Fortune. making her total cost $149,600. Total cost of repairs while in naval service to December 31, 1888, was $99,378.78. Class: Screw steamer; tug; iron. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n96/mode/1up
Fox. Purchased May 6, 1863, at Key West prize court by Navy Department. Sold at auction at Key West, Fla., June 28, 1865, to G. W. Curry, by A. Patterson, for $2,015. Name changed to Fox from Alabama. April, 1863, chased into Mississippi Sound; September 12, 1863, burnt. Steamer Fox captured by the Confederates. Class: Schooner. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n96/mode/1up
Frances Henrietta Purchased October 19, 1861, at New Bedford, Mass., by George D. Morgan & R. H. Chappell. Bark. Purchased to sink. Stone Fleet. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n96/mode/1up
Franklin Built by Government, Hull by Portsmouth Navy Yard, at a cost of $891,236.35. machinery, by contact with Atlantic Works, Boston, Mass., at a cost of $400,000. Launced September 17, 1864, at Portsmouth, N. H. Still in service (1896) as a receiving ship at Norfolk, Va. Commenced in May 1854, and completed June 30, 1867. This was the old ship of line built in 1815, with 74 guns. Rebuilt in 1854, Commissioned June 3, 1867, at Boston; March 2, 1877, put out of commission and recommissioned. Class: Screw steamer; frigate; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n97/mode/1up
Fred Wheeler, see Alpha.
Fredonia Purchased and launched in 1846. Destroyed, August 23, 1868, at Arica, Peru, by an earthquake. At outbreak of the rebellion, the Fredonia was storeship at Valparaiso, Chile, Callao, and Arica. Class: Store and receiving ship. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n97/mode/1up
Freeborn see Nansemond.
Freeborn see Thomas Freeborn
Friendship Purchased, August 13, 1861, by Captain H. S. Stellwagen, at Baltimore, Md. Purchased to sink. Stone Fleet. Class: Schooner. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n97/mode/1up
Frolic Captured, September 10, 1864, by the U. S. S. Santiago de Cuba, as the A. D. Vance (originally Lord Clyde). Purchased from New York prize court. Sold, September 27, 1883, to J. B. Agnew, for $11,250, at Alesandria, Virginia. Name changed from Advance; commissioned, October 28, 1864; went out of commission, March 16, 1865, at New York Navy Yard. She was a notorious blockade runner. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $192,818.29. Class: Side-wheel steamer; iron. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n97/mode/1up
Fulton, see Dick Fulton.
Fulton Launched in 1837. Built by Government at Brooklyn Navy Yard, 1837. May 10, 1862, destroyed by the Confederates on the navy yard ways. Old steamer at Pensacola Navy Yard, where , January 9, 1860, she was ordered to be repaired by the department. June 27, 1853, commissioned at Norfolk Navy Yard; May 7, 1859, put out of commission. Class: Side-wheel steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n98/mode/1up
Fuchsia Purchased June 22, 1863 at New York, by Rear Admiral H. Paulding from Henry F. Ward. Sold at public auction, September 28, 1865 at Washington, to N. L. & G. Griswold by William L. Wall & Co., for $1,000. Name changed from Kiang Soo. August 5, 1865, went out of commission. Class: Screw steamer; tug; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n98/mode/1up
Fury see Umpqua.

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Ship Name Date Type of Ship Name Changes Etc.
G. L. Brockenboro Captured, October 15,1862, by U.S.S. Fort Henry in Apalachicola River; purchased by Navy Department, July 24, 1863, from Key West prize court. Wrecked, May 27, 1863, on the west coast of Florida. Class: Sailing vessel. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n98/mode/1up
G. W. Blunt Purchased at New York, November 23, 1861, by George D. Morgan. Sold, October 20, 1865, at Port Royal, S. C., by Lieut.-Commander R. C. Law, for $2,200. April 19, 1862, captured schooner Wave, of Charleston. Cost of repairs while in the naval service was $3,528.29. Name changed G. W. Blunt  from  Blunt. She was leaking badly when sold. Class: Sails; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n98/mode/1up
Galatea Purchased, September 17, 1863, at New York, by Rear Admiral F. H. Gregory, from Neptune Steamship Co., William P. Williams, agent. Sold, September 27, 1865, to the Haitian Government by Navy Department for $54,000. Delivered to Government at New York Navy Yard, October 30, 1863. January 29, 1863, commissioned at New York; July 12, 1865, went out of commission. Total cost of repairs while in the naval service was $33,476.88. Class: Screw steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n98/mode/1up
Galena By contract with C. S. & H. L. Bushnell. Launched February 14, 1862, at Mystic. Conn. Wrecked on Gay Head, Marthas Vineyard. Commissioned, April 21, 1862, at New York Navy Yard; recommissioned at Philadelphia Navy Yard, February 15, 1864. July 23, 1890, went out of commission. Total cost of repairs to January 1, 1889, was $397,173.17. Class: Screw steamer; ironclad; wood and iron. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n98/mode/1up
Gamma Purchased, June 3, 1864, at Philadelphia, Pa., by Commodore C. K. Stribling, from J. B. Kirby and others. Sold at public auction, October 25, 1865, at New York, to D. Trundy, by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $4,100. Name changed from Loper; also known as tug No. 3. She operated as a picket boat in the North Atlantic Squadron. Class: Screw steamer picket boat http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n98/mode/1up
Gamage Purchased, December 24, 1864, at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Paymaster C. C. Jackson. Sold at public auction, August 17, 1865, at Mound City, Ill., to J. R. Griffith et al., by Sol. A. Silver, for $11,000. Name changed from Willie Gamage. She was purchased for the U. S. Mississippi Squadron; repaired by Joseph Brown at a cost of $24,550. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n98/mode/1up
Garland Purchased, October 28, 1861, at New Bedford, Mass., by George D. Morgan and R. H. Chappell. Purchased to sink. Stone Fleet. Built at Quincy, Mass., 1815, for a privateer; rebuilt at New Bedford, Mass., in 1845. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n98/mode/1up
Garonne Purchased, May 19, 1863, from New York prize court, by Navy Department. Sunk as an obstruction in Petit Bois Channel. Paid for, but never used for naval purposes. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n98/mode/1up
Gazelle Purchased at Cincinnati, Ohio, November 21, 1863, by Rear Admiral D. D. Porter. Sold, at Mound City, Ill., August 17, 1865, at public auction, to Henry Scott et al, for $10,350. January 26, 1864, name changed to Gazelle, from Emma Brown, by which she was formerly called. July 7, 1865, went out of commission. Repaired last in 1863. Class: Side-wheel steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n100/mode/1up
Gem of the Sea Purchased, August 3, 1861, at New York, by George D. Morgan, from Galway & Teller. Sold at Philadelphia, Pa., May 6, 1865, by Commodore J. B. Hull, to A. C. Purvis & Son, for $6,500. Commissioned at Brooklyn Navy Yard, October 15, 1861. February 24, 1864, went out of commission. Cost of repairs to January 1, 1864, was $21,344. Class: Sailing vessel; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n100/mode/1up
Gemsbok Purchased, September 7, 1861, at Boston, Mass., by board composed of J. M. Forbes et al. Sold public auction, July 12, 1865, at New York, by Burdett, Jones & Co., to Smith & Co., for $20,500. Commissioned, August 30, 1861, at Charleston Navy Yard. July 11, 1865, went out of commission. Total cost of repairs while in Government service was $19,506.76. Class: Sailing vessel; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n100/mode/1up
General Bragg Captured and transferred by War Department, September 30, 1862. Sold at public auction, August 17, 1865, at Mound City, Ill., to David White, St. Louis, Mo., by Sol. A. Silver, for $52,100. Her original name was Mexico. July 24, 1865, went out of commission. General Bragg was delivered to Mr. White, September 2, 1865, at which time she was paid for. Total cost of repairs was $2,481.48. Captured by Admiral Davis's fleet in an engagement near Memphis, Tenn., June 6, 1862. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n100/mode/1up
General Burnside. Transferred from War Department and paid for by Quartermaster, U. S. Army. Turned over to Quartermaster's Department, Jun 1, 1865. Class: Side-wheel steamer; gunboat; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n101/mode/1up
General Grant Received from War Department. Turned over to Quartermaster's Department, June 2, 1865. July 20, 1864, commissioned at Bridgeport, Ala. She was assigned to the Mississippi Squadron. Class: Side-wheel steamer; gunboat; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n101/mode/1up
General Lyon Transferred, September 30, 1862, to Mississippi Flotilla by Assistant Quartermaster Wise from the War Department. Sold at public auction, August 17, 1865, at Mound City, Ill., to H. L. Lee by Sol. A. Silver for $26,350. Formerly, transport De Soto; changed to General Lyon, by order of the department, October 24, 1862. August 3, 1865, went out of commission. Class: Side-wheel steamer; naval transport. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n101/mode/1up
General Pillow Captured and transferred by the War Department, September 30, 1862, at Cairo, Ill. Sold at Mound City, Ill., November 25, 1865, to Wetzel & Hallerberg, by Commodore J. F. Schenck, for $2,000. Her original name was B. M. Moore. Class: Side-wheel steamer; gunboat; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n101/mode/1up
General Putnam, see  Wm. G. Putnam
General Price Captured and transferred, September 30, 1862, by Quartermaster Wise, U. S. A., at Cairo, Ill. Sold October 3, 1865, at Mound City, Ill., to W. H. Harrison by Commodore J. W. Livingston, for $14,000. Name changed from Milledon. Went out of commission July 24, 1865. In her first log known as the General Sterling Price. May 30, 1865, ordered to Mound City, Ill., to turn in her ordnance and ship's stores. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n101/mode/1up
General Sherman. From War Department. Built at Chattanooga; superintended by Admiral D. D. Porter and paid for by Quartermaster, U. S. A. Turned over to Quartermaster's Department June 1, 1865. Commissioned at Bridgeport, Ala., July 27, 1864. Class: Side-wheel steamer; gunboat; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n101/mode/1up
General Sumpter (Sumter) see Sumpter.
General Thomas From War Department. Turned over June 1, 1865, to Quartermaster's Department. Commissioned, August 8, 1864, at Bridgeport, Ala.; active patrol duty in Tennessee River. Class: Side-wheel steamer; gunboat; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n101/mode/1up
Genesee Built by Government; hull at Boston Navy Yard; machinery by Neptune Iron Works. Launched, April 2, 1862, at Boston, Mass. Sold, October 3, 1867, at Philadelphia, Pa., to Purvis & Son, for $14,400. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $9,187.10. July 3, 1862, she was commissioned at Boston Navy Yard; July 31, 1865, went out of commission. Class: Side-wheel steamer; double-ender; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n101/mode/1up
George Mangham. Purchased September 21, 1861, at Philadelphia, Pa., by Admiral Du Pont. Sold at public auction, September 27, 1865, at New York, to D. T. Trundy, by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $7,500. Commissioned January 11, 1862, at Philadelphia Navy Yard. September 9, 1865, went out of commission. Total cost of repairs to January 1, 1863, was $22,972.23 [ Class: Sails; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n103/mode/1up
George P. Upshur Purchased at Baltimore August 13, 1861, by Captain H. S. Stellwagen. Purchased to sink. Stone Fleet. Class: Schooner. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n103/mode/1up
George W. Rodgers Purchased September 17, 1863, at New York, by Admiral Dahlgren. Sold at public auction September 8, 1865, at Boston Navy Yard, to C. H. Miller, by Horatio Harris, for $6,400. Name changed from Shark  in honor of Commander George W. Rodgers, who was killed before Fort Sumter. She was purchased for service in Charleston Harbor. Commissioned at Port Royal January 17, 1865, and went out of commission August 16, 1865. Class: Sails; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n103/mode/1up
Geranium Purchased September 5, 1863, at New York by Rear Admiral H. Paulding. Sold October 18, 1865, to Treasury Department for lighthouse purposes at Washington, D. C., for $27,000. Name Changed from John A. Dix. Total cost of repairs while in the Government service was $2,397.91. Commissioned October 15, 1863, at New York Navy Yard; July 15, 1865, went out of commission. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n103/mode/1up
Germantown Launched in 1846 at Philadelphia. Scuttled and burned April 20, 1861, at Norfolk, Va. Total cost of building and repairing to March 1851, was $188,801.30. April 18, 1860, went out of commission; April 20, 1861, burned by U. S. naval forces on the evacuation of Norfolk Navy Yard. Raised April 22, 1863. Class: Sloop-of-war; sails. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n103/mode/1up
Gertrude Captured, April 16, 1863, by the Vanderbilt, off the island of Eleuthera; purchased from New York prize court, June 4, 1863, by Navy Department. Sold at auction, November 30, 1865, at New York, to Geo. Wright, by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $13,100. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $842.92. Commissioned, July 22, 1863, at Norfolk Navy Yard; August 11, 1865, went out of commission. Class: Screw steamer; iron. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n104/mode/1up
Gettysburg Captured, November 5, 1863, in lat. 34° , long. 77°, by the Fulton, Keystone State, and Nansemond.  Purchased, November 20, 1863, from New York prize court by Navy Department. Sold, May 8, 1879, at Genoa, Italy, by Rear Admiral Howell, commanding European Squadron, for $10,983. Name changed from Margaret and Jessie. May 2, 1864, commissioned at New York Navy Yard; active in blockade duty. Total cost of repair while in naval service was $177,733.48. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood and iron. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n104/mode/1up
Gipsey (No history or description.)
Gladiolus Purchased, June 2, 1864, at Philadelphia, Pa., by Commodore C. K. Stribling, from Hillman, Steaker, and others. Sold at auction, September 15, 1865, at Washington, to S. M. & J. M. Flanagan, by William L. Wall & Co., for $7,300. Commissioned, June 15, 1864, at Philadelphia Navy Yard; August 30, 1864, went out of commission. Name changed from Sllie Bisho Class: Screw steamer; wood, iron-fastened. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n104/mode/1up
Glance. Purchased, June 2, 1864, at Boston, Mass., by Rear Admiral Stringham. Sold, September 27, 1883, at League Island, to W. H. Swift, Boston, Mass., for $1,505. Name changed from Glade. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $25,469.17. Class: Screw steamer; wood, iron-fastened. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n104/mode/1up
Glasgow Purchased, July 9, 1863, from Key West prize court by Navy Department. Sold, June 4, 1869, to Thomas McClellan, at Pensacola, Fla., for $7,150. Name changed from Eugenie  to Glasgow,  January 21, 1864. Captured at Mobile, by the R. R. Cuyler, May 6, 1863. Total cost of repairs while in naval service, was $18,166.02. Ocotber 17, 1868, went out of commission. She has no masts or sails nor iron ballast. She stows 550 gallons in breakers. She has a condenser; rolls very little; she minds her helm quickly and is very easily handled. Class: Side-wheel steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n105/mode/1up
Glaucus Purchased at New York, July 17, 1863, by Rear Admiral Gregory, from William P. Williams. Sold at public auction, July 12, 1865, at New York, to John Henderson, by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $62,000. February 9, 1864, went into commission; went out of commission, June 6, 1865. Delivered at New York Navy Yard, October 1, 1863. Total cost of repairs while in naval service was $35,289.90. Class: Screw steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n105/mode/1up
Glide Purchased November 30, 1863, by Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, at Pittsburgh, Pa. Sold at public auction, August 12, 1865, at New Orleans, La., to J. W. Young, for $18,000. Total cost of repairs while in Government service was $3,306.75. August 1, 1865, went out of commission. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n105/mode/1up
Glide Glance
Glide Purchased, November 17, 1862, at Pittsburgh, Pa., by Rear Admiral D. D. Porter. Burned and sunk, February 7 , 1863, 1 mile below Cairo, Ill., on Kentucky shore. Class: Stern-wheel steamer; tinclad. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n105/mode/1up
Gorgon see Naubuc
Goliath see  Catskill
Governor see Camelia
Governor Buckingham Built by contract with Charles Malory, Mystic, Conn., August 7, 1863; purchased at Stonington, Conn., July 29, 1863, by Isasc Henderson. Sold at public auction, July 12, 1865, at New York, to J. O'Donohue, by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $38.000. November 13, 1863, commissioned at New York Navy Yard; cost of repairs (exclusive of original alterations) was $22,952.73. Delivered at New York Navy Yard, September 30, 1863. Class: Screw steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n106/mode/1up
Grampus Purchased, July 22, 1863, at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Rear Admiral D. D. Porter. Sold, September 1, 1868, to D. H. Holliday & Bros., at Mound City, Ill., for $450, where she was a receiving ship. Name changed from Ion. Class: Side-wheel steamer. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n106/mode/1up
Grand Gulf Purchased, September 14, 1863, at New York, by Rear Admiral Gregory, from Cornelius and Richard Poillon. Sold at public auction, November 30, 1865, at New York, to C. Comstock & Co., by Burdett, Jones & Co., for $86,000. Name changed from Onward. Delivered to Government at New York Navy Yard, September 9, 1863. Total cost of repairs while in the naval service was $36,078.45. September 28, 1863, commissioned at New York Navy Yard; went out of commission, November 10, 1865. Class: Screw steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n106/mode/1up
Granite Transferred from Light House Board. June 29, 1865, went out of commission. Class: Sailing vesel; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n106/mode/1up
Granite City Purchased, April, 1864, at New York prize court by Navy Department. Captured, May 6, 1864, at Calcasieu Pass, Texas. Delivered, April 16, 1863, to Government at New York Navy Yard. Cost of repairs at New Orleans, La., April, 1864, was $26. Class:Side-wheel steamer; iron. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n106/mode/1up
Great Western Transferred, September 30, 1862, by War Department. Sold at public auction, November 29, 1865, at Mound City, Ill., to John Riley, by Sol. A. Silver, for $4,300. January 25, 1865, Great Western was being used as a receiving ship at Cairo, Ill. Class: Side-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n107/mode/1up
Grossbeak Purchased February 3, 1864, at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Paymaster C. C. Jackson. Sold at public auction, August 17, 1865, to Robert Keames, by Sol S. Silver, for $11,000. Name changed to Grossbeak  from Fanny.  Purchased for the U. S. Mississippi Squadron. Repairs at a cost of $25,815, were made by Joseph Brown. Class: Light0-draft side-wheel steamer; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n107/mode/1up
Guard see National Guard.
Guerrierel By Government. Hull built at Boston Navy Yard; machinery at Boston, Mass., by Globe Works. Launched, September 9, 1865, at Boston, Mass. Sold, December 12, 1872, at  New York Navy Yard, to D. Buhler, for $54,000. Commissioned May 21, 1867; March 22, 1872, went out of commission. Class: Screw steamer; spar-deck sloop; wood. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924080777489#page/n107/mode/1up

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