USS Adolph Hugel

The USS Adolph Hugel was a schooner that was purchased by the Navy on 21 September 1861 and commissioned around 11 January 1862, Acting Master Hollis B. Jencks commanding.

The Adolph Hugel was assigned to the David Porter's Mortar Flotilla within the West Gulf Blockading Squadron and in that capacity participated in the battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and the fall of New Orleans, & the attack on Vicksburg. Afterwards she was reassigned to the Potomac River Flotilla after a yard period in Baltimore in August 1862.

  • USS Adolph Hugel on NavSource
  • USS Adolph Hugel | Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships |

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age


    killed in action
    prisoner of war
    died of disease or injury
    died of yellow fever
    ø died due to vessel loss
    died in ordnance accident
    buried on land in marked grave
    buried/lost at sea
    🎖 Medal of Honor recipient
    transcribed letters of sailor/marine posted

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