Naval History and Heritage Command

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Shark II (Schooner)

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Schooner Shark, a Confederate blockade runner captured by Union steamer, South Carolina, off Galveston, Tex., on 4 July 1861, was renamed George W. Rodgers (q.v.) soon after she was taken over by the Navy on 5 September 1863.

Published: Wed Sep 09 09:25:46 EDT 2015