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G. H. Smoot

 

(Sch: t. 36)

 

G. H. Smoot, a schooner, was captured May 18, 1862 in the Potecasi Creek, N.C., by USS Hunchback and Shawsheen, of the naval force under Comdr. S. C. Rowan, USN. She was reported by her captors "as being the property of the rebel citizens of North Carolina…engaged in the transportation of troops and supplies…."