USS Napa (1864)
USS Napa was a Casco class twin-screw light draft monitor built during the American Civil War for operation in the shallow inland waters of the Confederacy. These warships sacrificed armor plate for a...
USS Koka (1865)
USS Koka—a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor—was launched 18 May 1865 by Wilcox & Whiting, Camden, New Jersey. She was a Casco-class, light-draft monitor intended for service in the shallow bays...
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USS Argos (1869)
USS Koka—a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor—was launched 18 May 1865 by Wilcox & Whiting, Camden, New Jersey. She was a Casco-class, light-draft monitor intended for service in the shallow bays...
USS Gorgon (1869)
The first USS Naubuc, laid down as a 1,175-ton light-draft monitor at Perine's Union Iron Works, Williamsburgh, NY, was launched 19 October 1864. However, as with others of her class, she was of fault...
Casco-class monitor
The Casco-class monitor was a unique class of light draft monitor built on behalf of the United States Navy for the Mississippi theatre during the American Civil War. The largest and most ambitious i...
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USS Nemesis (1869)
USS Napa was a Casco class twin-screw light draft monitor built during the American Civil War for operation in the shallow inland waters of the Confederacy. These warships sacrificed armor plate for a...
USS Tunxis (1864)
The first USS Tunxis was launched on 4 June 1864 at Chester, PA, by Reaney, Son & Archbold; and commissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on 12 July 1864. On 21 September 1864, the light-draft mo...
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USS Niobe (1869)
USS Waxsaw, a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor, was laid down in March 1863, before the official order had been placed, at Baltimore, Maryland, by A. & W. Denmead & Son; launched on 4 May 1...
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USS Achilles (1869)
USS Modoc, a single turret, an 1175-ton Casco-class light draft monitor built under contract by J. S. Underhill at Greenpoint, Brooklyn, was completed as a spar torpedo vessel in June 1865. She had no...
USS Casco (1864)
The first USS Casco was the first of a class of twenty 1,175-ton light-draft monitors built by Atlantic Works, Boston, MA for the Union Navy during the American Civil War.
Upon her launching in Ma...
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USS Tempest (1869)
USS Yuma, a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor, was laid down at Cincinnati, OH, by Alexander Swift and Co. and launched on 30 May 1865. A Casco-class, light-draft monitor, she was intended for servi...
USS Tartar (1869)
USS Yazoo — a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor — was laid down in March 1863, before final government approval had been given, by Merrick & Sons, Philadelphia.; launched on 8 May 1865; and comp...
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USS Naubuc (1864)
The first USS Naubuc, laid down as a 1,175-ton light-draft monitor at Perine's Union Iron Works, Williamsburgh, NY, was launched 19 October 1864. However, as with others of her class, she was of fault...
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USS Yuma (1865)
USS Yuma, a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor, was laid down at Cincinnati, OH, by Alexander Swift and Co. and launched on 30 May 1865. A Casco-class, light-draft monitor, she was intended for servi...
USS Waxsaw (1865)
USS Waxsaw, a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor, was laid down in March 1863, before the official order had been placed, at Baltimore, Maryland, by A. & W. Denmead & Son; launched on 4 May 1...
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USS Suncook (1865)
USS Suncook — a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor — was built by the Globe Works, South Boston, and delivered to the government at the Boston Navy Yard on 8 July 1865.Suncook was a Casco-class, ligh...
USS Wassuc (1865)
USS Wassuc — a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor — was built by the George W. Lawrence & Co., Portland, ME, and launched 25 July 1865, and completed 28 October 1865.Wassuc was a Casco-class, lig...
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USS Nausett (1865)
USS Nausett, a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor, was built by Donald McKay, South Boston, MA, and launched on 26 April 1865, and commissioned on 10 August 1865, Acting Master Win. U. Grozier in com...
USS Nausett (1865) - Wikipedia
USS Erebus (1869)
USS Squando was a Casco class light draft monitor built during the American Civil War for operation in the shallow inland waters of the Confederacy. She was built by McKay & Aldus at East Boston, ...
USS Yazoo (1865)
USS Yazoo — a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor — was laid down in March 1863, before final government approval had been given, by Merrick & Sons, Philadelphia.; launched on 8 May 1865; and comp...
USS Yazoo (1865) - Wikipedia
USS Algoma (1869)
USS Squando was a Casco class light draft monitor built during the American Civil War for operation in the shallow inland waters of the Confederacy. She was built by McKay & Aldus at East Boston, ...
USS Etlah (1864)
USS Etlah, a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor, was still under construction at St. Louis, Missouri, at the close of the American Civil War. A Casco-class, light-draft monitor, she was intended for ...
USS Klamath (1865)
USS Klamath — a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor of the United States Navy — was launched 20 April 1865 by S. T. Hambleton & Co., Cincinnati, OH, under subcontract with Alexander Swift & Co...
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USS Hydra (1869)
The first USS Tunxis was launched on 4 June 1864 at Chester, PA, by Reaney, Son & Archbold; and commissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on 12 July 1864. On 21 September 1864, the light-draft mo...
USS Minnetonka (1869)
The first USS Naubuc, laid down as a 1,175-ton light-draft monitor at Perine's Union Iron Works, Williamsburgh, NY, was launched 19 October 1864. However, as with others of her class, she was of fault...
USS Iris (1869)
USS Shiloh was a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor that was slated to enter service with the United States Navy. The contract for her construction was awarded on 24 June 1863 to George C. Bestor of ...
USS Iris (1869) - Wikipedia
USS Spitfire (1869)
USS Suncook — a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor — was built by the Globe Works, South Boston, and delivered to the government at the Boston Navy Yard on 8 July 1865.Suncook was a Casco-class, ligh...
USS Charybdis (1869)
USS Cohoes — a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor — was still under construction at the close of the American Civil War. She was a Casco-class, light-draft monitor intended for service in the shallow...
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USS Piscataqua (1869)
USS Chimo, a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor, was built by the Aquila Adams, South Boston, MA, and launched 5 May 1864, and commissioned 20 January 1865, Acting Master John C. Dutch in command.Chi...