USS Brooklyn

The Brooklyn was a screw sloop-of-war that spent majority of the Civil War on the West Gulf Blockading Squadron.

  • USS Brooklyn on Wikipedia
  • USS Brooklyn on NavSource

  • Deck Log




      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    John AndersonMidshipman24 April 1862
    ⚔ ⋂Richard BurkeCoal Heaver5 August 1864
    ⚔ ⋂William H. CookActing Master's Mate5 August 1864
    Richard CurlingSeaman18 May 186441
    ⚔ ⋂Anthony DunnFireman 2nd Class5 August 186427
    John DunnCoal Heaver6 August 186426
    George GoodinsSeaman17 December 1862
    Eli HarwoodOrdinary Seaman5 August 186424
    Dennis LearySeaman24 April 186221
    William LenahanPrivate, USMC24 April 1862
    Cornelius MartinLandsman14 April 186322
    James McCormackSergeant, USMC21 August 1863
    James McDermundLandsman5 August 186426
    Daniel McEmoryBoy24 April 186216
    ⚔ ⋂Peter MurphyPrivate, USMC5 August 1864
    John NewmanSeaman30 May 186343
    Francis PriorOrdinary Seaman24 August 186421
    Lewis RichardSeaman5 August 186428
    Henry H. RoffPrivate, USMC24 April 1862
    Andrew RourkeSeaman24 April 186226
    ⚔ ⋂John RyanLandsman5 August 186422
    Bernard "Barney" SandsQuartermaster24 April 1862
    John Scannell1st Class Boy14 July 186218
    ⚔ ⋂Charles B. SeymourSeaman5 August 186423
    William ShortFireman 2nd Class21 June 186435
    William H. SmithPrivate, USMC5 August 1864
    John WadeCaptain of the Afterguard24 April 186240
    James WebbyCaptain of the Mizzen-top8 May 186227
    Thomas WhiteCaptain of the Maintop24 April 1862
    ⚔ ⋂Thomas WilliamsSeaman5 August 186422


    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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