USS Suwanee (1864)
The first USS Suwanee was a 3rd-rate gunboat commissioned by the Union Navy in its struggle against the Confederate States of America in the American Civil War.Commissioned late in the war, Suwanee sp...
USS Allegheny (1847)
USS Allegheny (1847) — the first United States Navy ship to be so named — was a large (989 long tons (1,005 t)) iron-hulled steamer that served as an American gunboat in the South Atlantic Ocean ...
USS Wabash (1855)
USS Wabash (1855) was a steam screw frigate of the United States Navy that served during the American Civil War. She was based on the same plans as Colorado. Post-war she continued to serve her countr...
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USS Maria Denning (1858)
USS Maria Denning (1858) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy for various tasks, including carrying supplies, prisoners of war, and ac...
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USS Mississippi (1841)
USS Mississippi, a paddle frigate, was the first ship of the United States Navy to bear that name. She was named for the Mississippi River. Her sister ship was Missouri. Her keel was laid down by the ...
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USS Belle (1864)
USS Belle (1864) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War.She was used by the Union Navy for various tasks, including those of a torpedo boat.
Belle – a screw tug com...
USS Lavender (1864)
USS Lavender (1864) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Navy as a tugboat.Lavender, a tug built at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1864 as Mayflo...
USS Tensas (1860)
USS Tensas (1860) was a small 41-ton steamer captured by the Union Navy during the American Civil War.After Tensas was acquired by the Union Navy, she was outfitted with two large 24-pounder howitzer...
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USS Otsego (1863)
USS Otsego (1863) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Navy to patrol navigable waterways of the Confederacy to prevent the South from trading wi...
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USS Mystic (1853)
USS Mystic (1853) was a steamer acquired by the U.S. Navy prior to the American Civil War when she was known as the USS Memphis and served in the Paraguay expedition of 1858 and 1859. During the Ameri...
USS Larkspur (1863)
USS Larkspur (1863) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Navy as a tugboat.Larkspur was built in 1863 at Wilmington, Delaware, as Pontiac; purcha...
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USS Swatara (1865)
The first USS Swatara was a wooden, screw sloop in the United States Navy. She was named for Swatara Creek in Pennsylvania.Swatara was launched on 23 May 1865 by the Philadelphia Navy Yard; sponsored ...
USS Benton (1861)
USS Benton (1861) was an ironclad river gunboat in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. She was named for American senator Thomas Hart Benton. Benton was a former center-wheel catamar...
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USS Kanawha (1861)
USS Kanawha was a Unadilla-class gunboat built for the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the navy to patrol navigable waterways of the Confederacy to prevent the South from tra...
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USS Plymouth (SP-3308)
USS Plymouth (SP-3308), a screw steamer, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for Plymouth, Massachusetts, a town on Plymouth Bay, about 35 miles southeast of Boston, founded ...
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USS John L. Lockwood (1854)
USS John L. Lockwood (1854) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was needed by the Navy to be part of the fleet of ships to prevent blockade runners from enterin...
USS Cactus (1863)
USS Cactus (1863) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War for service with the Union blockade of the ports and waterways of the Confederate States of America.She was use...
USS Resolute (1860)
The first USS Resolute (1860) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was purchased by the Union Navy to be part of the fleet of ships stationed in coastal waterway...
USS Vanderbilt (1862)
USS Vanderbilt (1862) was a heavy (3,360-ton) passenger steamship obtained by the Union Navy during the second year of the American Civil War and utilized as a cruiser. Vanderbilt—with her high speed ...
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USS Hibiscus (1864)
USS Hibiscus (1864) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy towards the end of the American Civil War. She was used by the Navy to patrol navigable waterways of the Confederacy to prevent the South f...
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USS Stepping Stones (1861)
USS Stepping Stones (1861) was a steamer purchased by the Union Navy during the early part of the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy first as a dispatch boat, and also as a gunboat ass...
USS Tacony (1863)
USS Tacony (1863) was a double-ended, side-wheel steamboat acquired by the Union Navy during the third year of the American Civil War. She was outfitted as a heavy gunboat with powerful guns and used ...
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USS Commodore Perry
USS Commodore Perry (1858) was a 512 long tons (520 t) steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the first year of the American Civil War. Commodore Perry was outfitted as a gunboat with heavy gu...
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USS Yantic (IX-32)
USS Yantic (IX-32), a wooden-hulled screw gunboat built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, was launched on 19 March 1864 and commissioned on 12 August 1864, Lieutenant Commander Thomas C. Harris in comman...
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USS Fort Henry (1862)
USS Fort Henry (1862) was a steamer purchased by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy primarily as gunboat stationed off Confederate ports to prevent their trad...
USS Lodona (1862)
USS Lodona (1862) was a large steamer captured by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Navy to patrol navigable waterways of the Confederacy to prevent the South from trad...
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