menu-header-menu

Follow Us

Follow us   

The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services

Donate

Home >> Keystone State

Keystone State

Saturday, January 31, 1863
Battle with CS Ironclads
On January 31, 1863, Keystone State was disabled while engaging the Confederate ironclads Chicora and Palmetto State in their effort to break the union's blockading force. The CSS Palmetto State struck Keystone State with several shells causing loss of all power. She was later repaired locally.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 26

Namesort descending Service Branch
William Peyton USMC
Ordinary Seaman George Reynolds USN
Thomas Riley USMC
Landsman John Sullivan USN
Landsman Richard Thomas USN
2nd class Boy Robert Willinger USN

Pages