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Patapsco

Sunday, January 15, 1865
Mine Explosion in Charleston Harbor
On January 14 1865, while participating in obstruction clearance operations in Charleston Harbor, Patapsco struck a Confederate mine and sank, with heavy loss of life.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 60

Namesort ascending Service Branch
Landsman James Dwyer USN
Captain afatergu Albert Dunbar USN
Wardroom Steward Alexander Davis USN
3rd Assistant En DeWitt Davis USN
Coal Heaver Samuel Davenport USN
Acting Assistant William Creevey USN
Landsman Bernard Corregan USN
1st class boy Eugene Cone USN
Coal Heaver Thomas Cain USN
2nd class firema William Burbeck USN
Acting Ensign James Brown USN
Coxswain Thomas Brown USN
1st class boy Seth Brinkley USN
2nd class Firema John Bradley USN
Ordinary Seaman Lorenzo Blaisdell USN
Captain's Stewar Alexander Black USN
Paymaster's Stew William Bissington USN
Landsman Michael Barrow USN
Seaman Alexander Armstrong USN
1st class Firema Frank Albertson USN

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