Category: CSS David (1863), Confederate Navy, United States Civil War

Categories: Confederate Navy, United States Civil War

This category contains profiles of persons assigned to the CSS David, Confederate Navy.
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CSS David was a Civil War-era torpedo boat. The David was built as a private venture by T Stoney at Charleston, South Carolina, in 1863, and was put under the control of the Confederate States Navy. On October 5, 1863, she undertook a partially successful attack on the USS New Ironsides, then participating in the blockade of Charleston. On March 6, 1864, David attacked USS Memphis in the North Edisto River. David's last confirmed action came on April 18, 1864 when she tried to sink the screw frigate USS Wabash.


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15 Jan 1831 Culpeper County, Virginia - 28 Jan 1876 photo

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