Thirty Seconds at Mobile Bay

Ron Coddington
Dec 29, 2014 · 8 min read
George Work, U.S. Navy. Author’s collection.
Tunis Augustus MacDonough Craven, U.S. Navy. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration collection.
“Battle of Mobile Bay…Passing Fort Morgan and the Torpedoes” depicts the moment that the Tecumseh struck the underwater mine. U.S. Naval Historical Center collection.
A sketch by noted war artist Alfred R. Waud shows Cmdr. Craven and his pilot shortly before the loss of the Tecumseh. Library of Congress collection.


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