USS Selma (ex-CSS Selma)

The Selma was the former CSS Selma that surrendered to the USS Metacomet on 5 August 1864 during the Battle of Mobile Bay.

She was immediately taken into service as the USS Selma, commanded by LT Arthur Reid Yates.

  • USS Selma on Navsource

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Wiliam GarrisonLandsman14 October 186428
    Hiram P. NeelyLandsman25 September 186421


    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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