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[Captain Semmes's Famous Vessel]

The Illustrated London News, vol. 43, no. 1235, p. 599.

December 12, 1863

Captain Semmes's famous vessel, the Sumter, which is now under the new name of the Gibraltar, engaged in blockade-running, has arrived at Queenstown, from Wilmington, North Carolina. She left that port on the 14th of November, and has on board 330 bales of cotton, each bale, it is said, weighing 800 lb.

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