Berwick Bay (ship)

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Name: Berwick Bay
Namesake: Berwick Bay, Louisiana
Operator: Confederate States of America
Captured: 3 February 1863
Fate: captured and destroyed
General characteristics
Type: steamer
Displacement: 64 tons

Berwick Bay was a steamer engaged in transporting supplies for the Confederates in the Mississippi River area. She was captured and destroyed on 3 February 1863 by Ellet's Ram Fleet as she came out of the Red River heavily laden with supplies for Port Hudson, Louisiana. She displaced 64 tons and was named for Berwick Bay, Louisiana.

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This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.

Coordinates: 31°01′05″N 91°44′54″W / 31.01807°N 91.74845°W / 31.01807; -91.74845