USS Winona

The USS Winona was a Unadilla-class "90 Day Gunboat" launched 14 September 1861, commissioned 2 December 1861 and assigned to the West Gulf Blockading Squadron.

She served primarily on the lower Mississippi River and remained in the squadron until she was re-assigned to the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron in February 1864 after a yard period in Baltimore.

  • USS Winona on NavSource

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death
    William BrownOrdinary Seaman24 April 1862
    John DisneyOrdinary Seaman24 April 1862
    John H. HarwayLandsman15 July 1862
    Vincent PerezLandsman24 January 1863
    Alexander TylerBoatswain's Mate24 April 1862
    David VincentActing Master's Mate14 December 1862


    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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