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United States ironclads wrecked off Charleston, SC

Civil War shipwrecks Keokuk,Weehawken and Patapsco by Dr. E. Lee Spence

There were at least three United States ironclads that were sunk off Charleston, South Carolina, during the Civil War. They were the Keokuk, Weehawken and Patapsco. The following information has been adapted from the book “Shipwrecks of South Carolina & Georgia 1523-1865” by Dr. E. Lee Spence, (Sea Research Society, 1984). © 1984, 2010. All rights reserved.