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NH 73671 Barrel lid salvaged from the wreck of the blockade running steamer ELLA, during the late 1960s.

Barrel lid salvaged from the wreck of the blockade running steamer ELLA, during the late 1960s.
Title: Barrel lid salvaged from the wreck of the blockade running steamer ELLA, during the late 1960s.
Caption: She had been chased ashore near the Western Bar Inlet, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, on 3 December 1864. Note manufacturer's name: "J.W. Lewis, N. York City," an indication of the source of goods being run into the South during the Civil War.
Description: Courtesy of W. Hall Watters, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1970.
Catalog #: NH 73671
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1960
Before this Year: 1969
Original Medium: BW Photo
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