||Chowan County and Washington County
||Operations against Plymouth (April-May 1864)
||May 5, 1864
||Capt. Melancton Smith [US]; Cdr. J.W. Cooke [CS]
||9 gunboats [US]; Confederate ram [CS]
||On May 5, CSS Albemarle fought seven blockading Union ships to a draw at the mouth of the
Roanoke River. Federals recaptured the converted steamer Bombshell. USS Sassacus was badly damaged.