USS C. P. Williams

The USS C. P. Williams was mortar schooner ("bummer") purchased by the Navy 2 September 1861, fitted out and commissioned 21 January 1862. She was attached to David D. Porter's Mortar Flotilla within the West Gulf Blockading Squadron until she sailed north 17 July 1862 and reassigned to the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron.

  • USS C. P. Williams on NavSource

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Isaac CorriganLandsman29 April 186223


    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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