Return to DANFS IndexImage of an anchorReturn to Naval History and Heritage Command homepage
flag banner
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships banner
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND
805 KIDDER BREESE SE -- WASHINGTON NAVY YARD
WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060

Volunteer

 

(SwStr: t. 209; d. 5')

 

Volunteer, acting under orders of the Depot Quartermaster's Office, CSA, Natchez, Miss., to procure and transport forage, was captured 25 November 1863 off Natchez Island, Miss., by Acting Volunteer Lieutenant Pearce, commanding USS Fort Hindman.

 

Volunteer was purchased by the Navy from the Springfield, Ill., prize court and served as USS Volunteer until sold at Mound City, Ill., 29 November 1865.