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Skirwan

 

(Str.)

 

CSS Shenandoah

 


Skirwan appears to have been one of the smaller river steamers valuable to the Confederates on the Roanoke as a transport and store ship much of the war. She was seized with Fisher, Cotton Plant and Egypt Mills in May 1865 at Halifax, N.C., and became useful to Comdr. W. H. Macomb, USN, as a mail and despatch boat.