The captured blockade runner Albion arrives in New York Harbor under a prize crew from USS Penguin

The U.S.S. Penguin had captured the schooner Albion, formerly the Lucy R. Waring of Baltimore, near Edisto Island, off the coast of South Carolina, after a three hour chase on the morning of November 25, 1861. Found to be running the Charleston blockade with arms, ammunition, and other military supplies, a prize crew under Master's Mate George N. Hood sailed the seized vessel into New York.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Frank Moore, ed., The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives, Illustrative Incidents, Poetry, Etc. (New York: G.P.Putnam, 1861), III: 98.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Battles/Soldiers
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