(1863-1870) Artwork by Erik Heyl, 1957, for use in his book Early American Steamers, Volume III. It depicts the ship as she appeared in merchant service after 1868. Built in Scotland in 1863, this steamer was the blockade runner Thistle in 1863-1864. She served as USS Dumbarton in 1864-1867 and was the merchantman Dumbarton in 1867-1868. Rerigged and fitted with new engines in 1868, she operated under the British flag as the SS City of Quebec until sunk in a collision on 1 May 1870. Courtesy of Erik Heyl. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.