USS Arthur

The USS Arthur was a bark purchased by the Navy on 1 August 1861 and assigned to the West Gulf Squadron. She primarily operated off the coast of Texas.

  • USS Arthur on Wikipedia
  • USS Arthur | Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships |

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Edward Ambleman1st Class Boy7 October 186419
    David H. DauillActing Ensign14 April 186431
    Charles GastmeierSeaman1 March 186222
    George Jacobson1st Class Boy1 September 186433
    ✚ ⋂Oliver D. RootActing Assistant Surgeon30 October 1863
    John T. VigerActing Master's Mate23 December 1862


    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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