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* Later USS Cherokee. ** Later USS Clyde. 1 screw, 2-cyl. horizontal back-acting condensing engine (42 x 2'6), 3 boilers, IHP 532, 12 knots (Merrick) 176 1-200pdr MLR, 2-11 SB, 2-24pdr MLR, 4-12pdr MLR. (Dec 1863) 1-200pdr MLR replaced by 1-150pdr MLR, add 5-32pdr 57. (May 1865) 2-11 SB, 1-60pdr MLR, 1-24pdr, 1-12pdr MLR, 1-12pdr SB. _(1878) 6-9 SB, 1-60pdr MLR._ Notes Barkentine rig. Armament had no direct forward fire. Engines removed 1883 and converted to sailing ship, bark rig. Full rigged...

Acquired Merchant Vessels Large Sidewheel Combatants Second And Third Rate

Ocean-going merchant vessels acquired as blockaders. __Name Builder Launched Acquired Comm. Name Builder Launched Acquired Comm. Pulaski New York, N.Y. 1854 1858 1858 Side wheels, crosshead engine (Peas) Note Wood steamer. Operated out of Fall River, Mass. until chartered 1858 for Paraguay Expedition purchased 1859. Service record Paraguay Expedition 1858-59. Brazil Station 1859-63. Decomm and sold at Montevideo, 22 Jan 1863. Later history Operated in River Plate until 1870. Note Wood steamer....

List of shipbuilders

Archibald Denny, Dumbarton, Scotland Aitken & Mansel, Greenock, Scotland G.B. Allen & Co., St. Louis, Mo. James Ash, Millwall, London, England Barclay Curle & Co., Whiteinch, Glasgow, Scotland Jacob Birely, Kensington, Philadelphia, Pa. Jacob Birely & John W. Lynn, Philadelphia, Pa. Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, Boston, Mass. Boston Locomotive Works, Boston, Mass. Caird & Co. Ltd., Greenock, Scotland Cobb & Fields, Jersey City, N.J. Columbus Navy Yard (CSN), Columbus, Ga....

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Service record Captured while building, 1865, and taken to Norfolk. Later history Merchant Alexander Oldham, 1865. Lost cause unknown 1873. Georgia Savannah, Ga. Mar 1862 May 1862 Jul 1862 Dimensions 250' x 60' Complement 200 Armament 4 to 9 guns Notes Ironclad floating battery. Also known as State of Georgia and Ladies' Ram. Service record Defense of Savannah 1863-64. Destroyed to prevent capture at Savannah, 21 Dec 1864. Halifax Halifax, N.C. 1865 never Notes Steamer. Converted from towboat....

Screw Frigates

Dimensions 265' wl x 53'8 x 24'3 Machinery 1 screw, 2-cyl. horizontal back-acting condensing engine 68 x 3'6 , 4 boilers, IHP 2,065, 10 knots Atlantic Complement 228 Armament 4-100pdr MLR, 1-11 SB, 34-9 SB._ Notes Officially considered to be the rebuilt 74-gun ship-of-the-line of 1814, authorized 1853. Ship rig. Engines designed by Isherwood. Ordered 1863. Service record European Sqn 1867-71. N. Atlantic 1873. European Sqn 187476. Receiving Ship, Norfolk NYd...

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Gardner, East Boston, Mass. A. Mehaffy amp Co., Portsmouth, Va. Gatz McClune amp Co., St. Louis, Mo. Merrick amp Sons, Philadelphia, Pa. Merrick amp Towne, Philadelphia, Pa. Gildersleeve amp Sons Portland , East Haddam, Conn. William C. Miller, Liverpool, England E.G. amp W.H. Goodspeed, East Haddam, Conn. Moore amp Richardson, Cincinnati, Ohio George Greenman amp Co., Mystic, Conn. J.P. Morris amp Co., Philadelphia, Pa. Morris Towne amp Co., Philadelphia, Pa. James Murphy, New...

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Murray amp Hazelhurst, Baltimore, Md. Hazelhurst amp Wiegard, Baltimore, Md. Hews amp Philips, Belfast, Ireland R. Napier amp Sons Ltd., Dalmuir, Glasgow, Scotland Robert Hickson amp Co., Belfast, Ireland Neafie amp Levy, Philadelphia, Pa. Neilson amp Co., Glasgow, Scotland Hillman amp Streaker, Philadelphia, Pa. J.M. Hood, Somerset, Mass. amp Bristol, R.I. John Hughes amp Co., Bayou St. John, La. A. amp J. Inglis Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland George W. Jackman, Jr., Newburyport, Mass. T.R. Oswald...

Mlr

Note Sometime slaver seized at Key West May 1861. Service record EGulfBS 1861-65. Sold 28 Jun 1865. Ships captured Belle, 15 Jul 1861 Ranger, 25 Mar 1863 Annie B, 17 Apr 1863. Later history Merchant Wanderer, 1865. Lost off Cape Maisi, Cuba, 21 Jan 1871. Later USS Velocity. Later USS Calhoun. ex-Memphis,ex-Camilla, ex-America Anaea