|Death: ||Apr. 13, 1888|
Francis "Frank" Armstrong, Seaman, US Navy, Civil War
Pension Records show service on board USS Underwriter and USS Hetzel
USS Underwriter (1852) was a 341-ton steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War.
Underwriter was outfitted as a gunboat, whose primary task was to prevent ships from penetrating the Union blockade of Southern ports.
USS Hetzel (1861) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Navy to patrol navigable waterways of the Confederacy to prevent the South from trading with other countries.
Hetzel, a sidewheel steamer, was built in 1861 at Baltimore, Maryland, for the U.S. Coast Survey and was transferred to the Navy Department 21 August 1861. Her first commanding officer was Lt. H. K. Davenport.
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