L. C. Richmond bark

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This Month in Naval History
L. C. Richmond bark

L. C. Richmond

A former name retained.

(Bark: t. 341; dr. 15)

L. C. Richmond, an old whaler, was purchased by the Navy at New Bedford, Mass., 25 October 1861 for the "Stone Fleet," a group of ships sunk in the channels of inlets to several southeru harbors to simplify the Union Navy's task of blockading the Confederacy. L. a. Richmond, with M. Molloy as master, sailed from New Bedford 20 November 1861 and arrived olT Savannah, I:a., 4 December. She was sunk to block the channel leading to that port.

 

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