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J. W. Wilder

 

A former name retained.

 

(Sch)

 

J. W. Wilder was a British schooner captured about 15 miles east of Mobile Bay entrance 20 January 1862 by Union screw steamer R. R. Cuyler. She was condemned and sold to the Navy by the New York prize court 19 May 1863, and used as a tender to ordnance ship Sportsman by the West Gulf Blockading Squadron.