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CSS / USS Ellis

CSS / USS Ellis

Built By: Harlan & Hollingsworth, Wilmington Delaware

Sailed: 1860

Commissioned: 1861

Decommissioned: Captured by U. S. Navy; Destroyed to prevent capture November 15, 1862



Type: Steamer

Displacement: 100 Tons

Draft: 6 feet

Propulsion: Propeller

Draft: 6 feet


1 32-pounder rifled cannon

1 12-pounder howitzer



Defense of Fort Hatteras and Fort Clark (CSS)

Roanoke Island (CSS)

Elizabeth City (CSS) Captured by the Union Navy

Fort Macon

Swansboro, NC

New River Inlet (Became grounded and was destroyed.)

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