USS Princess Royal

The USS Princess Royal was a prize captured by the Navy on 29 January 1863, purchased 18 March 1863, commissioned 29 May 1863 and assigned to the West Gulf Blockading Squadron for the duration of the war.

  • USS Princess Royal on NavSource

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death
    John CottinghamFireman 2nd Class30 November 1863
    Issac FosterLandsman28 June 1863
    Gustav FrinkQuartermaster7 June 1864
    George HofmanSeaman1864
    ✚ ⋂Jacob JohnsonLandsman26 April 1865
    Charles H. LiscombSeaman20 July 1863
    ⚔ ⋂Alfred H. ReynoldsActing Ensign27 February 1865
    ✚ ⋂Lawrence SmithCaptain of the Afterguard29 October 1864


    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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