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Object Name PIPE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00661
Description The pipe consists of a small bowl; however, the original material has been obscured by a deterioant.
Dimensions H-2 L-1.5 inches
Owner Regiment CSS Virginia / USS Merrimac
Event Battle of Hampton Roads
Provenance Capt. Irby found the pipe in the engine room of the CSS Virginia while salvaging the wreck.
People Irby, Richard
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Battle of Hampton Roads
Subjects Iron-clad vessels
Ironclads
Pipes (Smoking)
Salvage
Shipwrecks
Smoking
Tobacco
Tobacco habit
Tobacco pipes
souvenirs