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NH 42220 "Lieut. Cushing's Torpedo Boat sinking the Albemarle on Roanoke River, N.C."

Photo #: NH 42220  Lieut. Cushing's Torpedo Boat sinking the Albemarle on Roanoke River, N.C.
Description: Engraving by A. Stachic, published in "Naval Battles of America", by E. Shippen. It depicts the successful spar torpedo attack by Lieutenant William B. Cushing and his crew on the Confederate ironclad Albemarle, at Plymouth, North Carolina, 27 October 1864. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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