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Peri

 

A supernatural being in Persian folklore descended from fallen angels; a beautiful and graceful girl or woman.

 

(Ship: t. 265)

 

Peri, a merchantman purchased by the Navy at Portland, Maine, 29 November 1861, for the “Stone Fleet,” was sunk as an obstruction in Moffit Channel, Charleston Harbor, S.C., 25 January 1862.