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The tug Tempest

Black-and-white illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 8, 1862 issue, showing the tug Tempest.

Caption: The Burnside Expedition – The tug Tempest getting the gunboat Ranger off a bank, and towing her out of the fire of Fort Bartow – (See page 251 [for related story])

Source: Illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 8, 1862, page 241

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Last Updated: February 8, 2012