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By Paul Silverstone

Civil War Navies 1855-1883 is the second one within the five-volume US army Warships encyclopedia set. This worthwhile reference lists the ships of the U.S. army and accomplice military through the Civil battle and the years instantly following - an important interval within the evolution of warships, using steam propulsion, and the improvement of ordnance. Civil War Navies offers a wealth and diversity of fabric no longer present in different books at the topic and should store the reader the trouble had to song down details in a number of assets. every one ship's dimension and time and position of development are indexed, in addition to details of naval carrier. the writer presents historic info that come with activities fought, harm sustained, prizes taken, ships sunk, and dates out and in of fee, in addition to information regarding while the send left the military, names utilized in different providers, and its final destiny. a hundred and forty pictures, together with one of many accomplice cruiser Alabama lately exposed by way of the writer additional give a contribution to this integral quantity. This definitive list of Civil conflict ships updates the author's past paintings and may discover a lasting position between naval reference works.

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Monadnock had 3½′ wood bulwark built on deck and a foremast for voyage to West Coast. Service records Agamenticus: Decomm 30 Sep 1865. Renamed Terror, 15 May 1869. Recomm. 27 May 1869. N. Atlantic fleet 1870–72. Decomm 10 Jun 1872. BU 1874. ) Monadnock: NAtlBS 1864–65. , 24–25 Dec 1864. Second attack on Fort Fisher, 13–15 Jan 1865. Supported final assault on Richmond, Apr 1865. Voyaged to Pacific coast, rounding Cape Horn, 1865–66. Decomm 30 Jun 1866. BU 1874. ) Ship captured: str Deer, 18 Feb 1865.

1871) 1–11″, 4–9″, 2–20pdr MLR Notes: Designed by Francis Grice. Bark rig. Tuscarora built under 1861 emergency program. Both rebuilt 1871 with ship rig. Wyoming Class Name Dimensions Launched Comm. 27 Jun 1861 24 Aug 1861 5 Dec 1861 Jul 1858 19 Jan 1859 Oct 1859 Service records Tuscarora: Search for Confederate raiders in European waters 1862–63. C. Unsuccessful attack on Ft. , 24–25 Dec 1864. Second attack on Ft. Fisher, 13–15 Jan 1865 (3 killed). S. Pacific Sqn 1866–69. Caribbean 1870. S. Pacific Stn 1872–76.

T. Hartt. Service record: East India Sqn 1860–61. NAtlBS Mar–Sep 1862. Engagement with batteries at Sewell’s Point, 18–19 May 1862. Search for Confederate raiders in N. Atlantic 1862–63. NAtlBS Jan 1864–Aug 1864. Decomm at Mare Island 26 Jul 1869. Sold 30 May 1873. Pawnee Name Launched Comm. Oct 1858 8 Oct 1859 11 Jun 1860 Tonnage 1,533 tons D; 1,289 tons B. Dimensions 233′ (oa) 221′6″ (bp) × 47′ × 11′ Machinery 2 screws, 2-cyl. horizontal direct-acting geared engine (65″ × 3′), 3 boilers, IHP 590, 10 knots (Reaney Neafie) Complement 151/181 Armament Builder Laid Down Philadelphia NYd Narragansett Class Name Builder Pawnee 4–11″ SB.

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