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The U.S.S. Tuscarora moors in Southampton Water, a mile from the Confederate commerce Nashville

Civil War at Sea Topic Image, Crew members of the USS Pawnee
01/08/1862
The 1,200 ton raider Nashville, commanded by Lieutenant Robert B. Pegram, arrived in Southampton in November 1861 and entered dry-dock to repair storm damage. The powerful U.S.S. Tuscarora, under Commander T. Augustus Craven, arrived and moored less than a mile away.  The Nashville completed her repairs and sailed on February 3, 1861.  The Tuscarora could not follow, under international law, for 24 hours. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Warren F. Spencer, The Confederate Navy in Europe (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1983), 30-31. 
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