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NH 55305 "Destruction of the United States Gun-boat 'Commodore Jones' on the James"

Photo #: NH 55305  "Destruction of the United States Gun-boat 'Commodore Jones' on the James"
Title: "Destruction of the United States Gun-boat 'Commodore Jones' on the James"
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Description: Photo #: NH 55305 Destruction of the United States Gun-boat 'Commodore Jones' on the James Engraving published in Harper's Weekly, 28 May 1864, page 348, depicting USS Commodore Jones being blown up by a very powerful Confederate electrically detonated mine (torpedo) on 6 May 1864, while she was operating on the James River, Virginia. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 55305
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