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The Curlew: The Life and Death of a North Carolina Steamboat, 1856-1862

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This article examines the 'Curlew,' a Delaware built steamboat that plied the waters between Edenton and Nags Head, North Carolina from 1856 to 1861. Originally purchased by Edenton planter Thomas Warren, 'Curlew' was transporting Confederate troops and supplies by 1861 and eventually purchased by the government in September of that year. The vessel patrolled the Roanoke Sound area and was involved in combat in February 1862. After the vessel was stranded off Roanoke Island, the crew scuttled the ship to keep it out of Union hands.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 83 Issue 2, Apr 2006, p139-164 , il, por, map, f