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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb0096

Coast Survey Steamer BIBB as sketched by Xanthus Smith. In service 1847-1873 (Caption on photo is incorrect). BIBB served as pilot vessel, survey vessel, despatch vessel, and combatant. Most of Civil War with South Atlantic Blockading Squadron.

Image ID: theb0096, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Port Royal Sound, South Carolina
Photo Date: 1862?
Credit: NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; U. S. Navy

Category: Survey Ships/1834-1899 Ships/

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