"The Great Naval Expedition" to capture Port Royal, South Carolina, November 1861
Photo #: NH 59315 The Great Naval Expedition to capture Port Royal, South Carolina, November 1861 Engraving published in Harper's Weekly, July-December 1861 volume, pages 696-697. It depicts Federal warships and transports, under Flag Officer Samuel F. DuPont, USN, departing Hampton Roads, Virginia, en route to Port Royal. Ships, as identified below the image bottom, are (from left): (illegible), Oriental, Baltic, USS O.M. Pettit, USS Gem of the Sea, Great Republic, USS Wabash (DuPont's flagship), USS Seneca, USS Pembina, USS Connecticut, tug Mercury, USS Unadilla, USS Augusta, USS Alabama and (illegible). U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.