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    The ShenandoahThe Shenandoah, commissioned in October of 1864, had a brief career as a commerce raider before the Civil War came to an end in May.  Word travelled slowly on the high seas, however, and the crew of the Shenandoah did not hear of the close of hostilities until August.  Fearing summary execution as pirates if they landed in the United States, the crew sailed back to Liverpool, England, and formally surrendered to the British nation on November 6, 1865. 

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    The ShenandoahThe Shenandoah, commissioned in October of 1864, had a brief career as a commerce raider before the Civil War came to an end in May.  Word travelled slowly on the high seas, however, and the crew of the Shenandoah did not hear of the close of hostilities until August.  Fearing summary execution as pirates if they landed in the United States, the crew sailed back to Liverpool, England, and formally surrendered to the British nation on November 6, 1865. 

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