USS Albatross

The USS Albatross was a schooner-rigged screw steamer purchased by the Navy on 23 May 1861, commissioned 25 June 1861 and assigned to the West Gulf Squadron in August 1862.

  • USS Albatross on NavSource
  • USS Albatross | Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships |

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Peter AndersonQuartermaster8 September 186338
    James BrowLandsman28 September 186219
    John W. BrownSeaman4 May 186326
    Francis P. FinneganCoal Heaver24 September 186324
    John FosterOrdinary Seaman23 March 186528
    Tomas DevenerCoal Heaver29 September 1863
    William G. GeoreLandsman (Contraband)15 November 1863
    Isaac HamiltonPilot4 May 1863
    John Elliot HartLieutenant Commander, Commanding11 June 186339
    William HayesLandsman30 September 186228
    James HoganOrdinary Seaman4 February 186526
    Patrick KaneLandsman23 September 1863
    John Lee-28 December 1864
    ✚ ✎William McCononaughlyLandsman8 September 1863
    William O'GeaseLandsman1863
    Manuel PomberOrdinary Seaman2 October 186322
    Charles RaickCaptain's Steward14 March 186322
    James SmithOrdinary Seaman13 August 186321
    John ThompsonCaptain's Mate17 October 186325
    Timothy TrowleyCoal Heaver30 September 1863


    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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