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Berberry

Berberry

( ScStr: T. 160, 1. 99'6"; b. 20'6", dr. 8'6", s. 5 k.;
cpl. 31; a. 2 24-pdr. S. B., 2 12pdr. S. B.)

Berberry was built in 1864 at Philadelphia, Pa., as Columbia; purchased there 13 August 1864; and commissioned 12 September 1864, Acting Ensign M. Griffith in command.

Berberry reported to the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and served as a blockader off: North Carolina (October 1864-May 1865). Returning to New York, she was sold there 12 July 1865.