Photo #: 165-C-750
Enlarged Confederate "David"-type Steamship
At Charleston, South Carolina, in 1865, after the city's capture by Federal forces.
This vessel, built along the lines of the "David"-type torpedo boats, but over three times as long, was intended for use as a blockade runner.
Photograph from the Collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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29 October 2001