What wre the blockade runners?

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When was The Blockade Runners created?

The Blockade Runners was created in 1865.

What were fast ships that dodged Union warships?

They were actually called blockade runners.

Confederate ships that broke through the North's line of defense were called?

D. Blockade Runners!

What were the ships that slipped through the union blockade called?

They were called Blockade Runners.

Where did the confederacy get most of their materials?

From the blockade-runners.

What would a blockade runners regiment be?


What were ships called that were built by the confederacy to break the union blockade?

They are called Blockade Runners

What were the items that brought blockade-runners the most profit?

Guns and food were the items that brought independent blockade runners the most profit. Blockade runners were also used by the military in the South during the Civil War. A blockade runner is a smaller ship that could reach high speeds on the open seas.

How many confederate ships made it through the blockade in 1861?

5 out of 6 blockade runners were successful

How did the south challenge the blockade of southern ports?

By organising a system of blockade-runners. (See 'Gone with the Wind'.)

What were blockade runners?

Private citizens who took the risk of invading the Union Blockade for a chance of huge profits.

Did confederate blockade runners use any firearms?