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In the English port of Southampton, sailors from Confederate and Union warships brawl in a pub

Civil War at Sea Topic Image, Crew members of the USS Pawnee
01/23/1862
The 1,200 ton commerce raider Nashville had arrived in Southampton in November 1861 to repair storm damage from her Atlantic crossing. The powerful U.S.S. Tuscarora reached the port and moored less than a mile away.  The crews sometimes encountered each other in the English port town and on this day brawled in a pub called The Bell. The Nashville sailed on February 3, 1861, closely watched by the U.S. Navy ship which was banned under international law from following her for 24 hours. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Warren F. Spencer, The Confederate Navy in Europe (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1983), 30. 
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