From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
Tug: t. 55; l. 66'; b. 16'; dr. 7'6"; s. 9 k.
Epsilon, a steam tug, was purchased as Harry Bumm at Philadelphia 3 June 1864, and assigned to duty in the James River, Acting Ensign E. M. Boggs in command. She was known as Tug No. 5 until November 1864 when she was named Epsilon.
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