Photo #: NH 1855
USS Kanawha (1862-1866)
19th Century phototype by F. Gutekunst, Philadelphia, depicting Kanawha "cutting out a blockade runner from under the guns of Fort Morgan", at the mouth of Mobile Bay, Alabama.
There is no record of Kanawha capturing a steam blockade runner as depicted here, though she took several prizes while enforcing the blockade of Mobile Bay.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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15 February 2001