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U.S. Warship Comes to Queenstown, November 1863

In the 1860’s Queenstown, (now Cobh) was a busy seaport and its townspeople were used to seeing naval vessels coming and going. Such was the case on the night of November 2, 1863, when the USS Kearsarge dropped anchor, to the east of the “Spitbank” lighthouse. In pursuit of the Confederate raider CSS Florida, the Federal ship came into port to, take on coal and avoid a…See More
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U.S. Warship Comes to Queenstown, November 1863

Posted on January 25, 2020 at 10:30am 0 Comments

In the 1860’s Queenstown, (now Cobh) was a busy seaport and its townspeople were used to seeing naval vessels coming and going. Such was the case on the night of November 2, 1863, when the USS Kearsarge dropped anchor, to the east of the “Spitbank” lighthouse. In pursuit of the Confederate raider CSS…

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