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NH 61925 USS Catskill

Photo #: NH 61925  USS Catskill
Title: USS Catskill
Caption:
Description: (1863-1901) Officers posing on deck and atop the turret, while the ship was in Charleston harbor, South Carolina, in 1865. The Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Edward Barrett, is seated on the turret, in center. Note awning spread over the turret and conning tower, ship's bell mounted on the turret side, marks from Confederate shot hits on the turret armor, and additional armor plate laid on the deck. Guns on field carriages are 12-pounder Dahlgren howitzers. Turret gun to the right is a XI-inch Dahlgren smoothbore. The other turret gun is a XV-inch Dahlgren smoothbore. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 61925
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