USS Sarah Bruen

The Sarah Bruen was a schooner purchased by the Navy 3 September 1861 and commissioned 3 February 1862.

She was assigned to the David Porter's Mortar Flotilla within the West Gulf Blockading Squadron and remained in the squadron until the spring of 1864.

  • USS Sarah Bruen on Wikipedia

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Edward BerryLandsman26 March 186221
    Albert C. ClarkOrdinary Seaman11 September 186321
    David H. DaniellActing Ensign14 April 1864
    Henry HempsteadOrdinary Seaman12 September 186320
    James H. McKeeSurgeon's Steward14 September 1863
    James MerrihewActing Master's mate15 September 186328
    Robert H. PaineOrdinary Seaman28 September 186225
    William WilliamsSeaman28 September 186232


    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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