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NH 51794 "'Wyalusing' at Rainbow Bluff, N.C."

Photo #: NH 51794  "'Wyalusing' at Rainbow Bluff, N.C."
Title: "'Wyalusing' at Rainbow Bluff, N.C."
Description: Photo #: NH 51794 'Wyalusing' at Rainbow Bluff, N.C. Sinking of the 'Otsego' and blowing up of the 'Bazeley.' Phototype by F. Gutekunst, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa the later 19th Century. This print depicts the U.S. Navy tug Bazely striking a mine while going to the assistance of USS Otsego, near Jamestown, North Carolina, on the Roanoke River, 9 December 1864. Otsego, which had just been sunk by other mines, is in the left center background. USS Wyalusing is in the foreground, providing covering fire as boats drag for mines nearby. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 51794
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