Photo #: NH 1500
"U.S.S. Sassacus and C.S.S. Albemarle"
19th Century photograph of an artwork, depicting USS Sassacus ramming the Confederate ironclad, during Albemarle's engagement with Federal gunboats on Albemarle Sound, North Carolina, 5 May 1864.
Sassacus was hit in a boiler and disabled during this action. Albemarle was not significantly damaged by the ramming or by gunfire.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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7 October 1999