Friday, January 25, 2013

1863 January 15 U.S. Steamer "Currituck"

[from the letterbook of Captain Thomas J. Linnekin]

                                                U.S. Steamer "Currituck"
                                                            Piney Point Md
                                               January 15   1863

               There is required to complete the compliment
of the Crew of this Ship the following viz
          6 Seamen
          6 Ord. Seamen
          1 First Class Boy
          1 Second  "     "
          1 Third     "     "
          4 Coal Heavers

                                             Very Respectfully
                                                    Your obt Servant
                                                       T. J. Linnekin
                                                   acting Master Comdg.

To Commodore
   A.A. Harwood
Comdg. Potomac Flotilla
             Navy Yard

MSS  15134

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.