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Helen

 

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Helen, a small steamer employed as guard boat and transport, was burned by Confederate army troops at Pensacola in May 1862 to prevent capture.

 

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Helen used in transporting Confederate provisions along the Florida coast was captured with a cargo of corn by a boat from USS Sagamore near Bayport on 2 April 1863. She was then destroyed by fire.