USS John L. Lockwood (1854)

USS John L. Lockwood (1854)

USS John L. Lockwood (1854) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was needed by the Navy to be part of the fleet of ships to prevent blockade runners from entering ports in the Confederacy.

John L. Lockwood built at Athens, New York, in 1854; was purchased at New York City 1 September 1861; and commissioned at Washington, D.C., 21 September, Acting Master William F. North in command.

Read more about USS John L. Lockwood (1854):  Assigned To The North Atlantic Blockade, Repaired and Recommissioned At Baltimore, Operations Against Roanoke Island, North Carolina Coastal Operations, Post-war Decommissioning and Sale

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