CSS Neuse Confederate Ironclad Gunboat

CSS Neuse Confederate Ironclad Gunboat (HMKEK)

Location: Kinston, NC 28501 Lenoir County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 15.579', W 77° 34.984'

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Moored near the King Street Bridge, the Confederate States Ship Neuse, and ironclad gunboat, was outfitted in Kinston in late 1863 and early 1864.

An April 1864 attempt to take her downriver in a concerted attack on New Bern failed.

The CSS Neuse was scuttled to prevent capture by Union forces on March 12, 1865 approximately one quarter mile downstream from this location.

The ship remained on the river bottom until her recovery in 1863.
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 265011 N 3904896
Decimal Degrees35.25965000, -77.58306667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 15.579', W 77° 34.984'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 15' 34.74" N, 77° 34' 59.04" W
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Area Code(s)252
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 S Herritage St, Kinston NC 28501, US
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