CSS Midge


CSS Midge


Career
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Fate: Sunk in battle with USS Kearsarge

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Midge, a steam torpedo boat of similar design to the David, was built at Charleston, South Carolina, in 1864. Captured by Federal forces when that city fell in February 1865, Midge was later taken to the New York Navy Yard, at Brooklyn, New York. She was exhibited there until sold in May 1877.

2.List of Commanders/Crew

3.Photo (just provide a link to the photo and we will get it)

4.Painting Information

5.Books/Articles and other resources

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