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Raven

 

(Yawl)

 

Raven, under Acting Master Edward McGuire, CSN, belonged to the "Confederate Volunteer Coast Guard," as it was locally known in Mathews County, Va. He served under the derring-do specialist, Master John Yates Beall, CSN. Particulars of Raven are nowhere given in official records; she may have been another yawl or even a skiff made to serve the purpose of the guerrillas, but she was at all times inseparable from Swan, commanded by Beall.