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

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

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

(Right):
The ship remained on the river bottom until her recovery in 1863.
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HM NumberHMKEK
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:39pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
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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