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Pompanoosuc (1864 - 1869)

Screw Sloop of War:
  • Laid down in 1863, at Boston Navy Yard
  • Renamed Connecticut, 15 May 1869
  • Broken up while still on the stocks at Boston in 1883.
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    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    Wabash 120k Boston Navy Yard waterfront, about 1870. Ships laid up and housed over, on the right, are Iowa (ex-Ammonoosuc, 1868-1888), inboard, and USS Niagara. On the stocks in left center, with sterns visible between and beyond the two shiphouses, are Connecticut (ex-Pompanoosuc), and Pennsylvania (ex-Keywadin). The receiving ship USS Ohio (1838-1883) is in the middle distance. Donation of CAPT. Yancey S. Williams, USN, 1928.
    US Navy photo # NH 57982. from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Robert Hurst
    Wabash 61k Boston Navy Yard, waterfront, as seen from East Boston, circa 1876. Ships at left are USS Wabash, outboard, with USS Niagara housed over inboard of her. Iowa (ex-Ammonoosuc) is inboard of Niagara with only her four smokestacks and stern visible. The large ships on the building ways in the center and extreme right are Connecticut (ex-Pompanoosuc) and Pennsylvania (ex-Keywadin.
    US Navy photo # NH 42470 from the US Naval History and Heritage Command, courtesy of National Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C.
    Robert Hurst

    Pompanoosuc / Connecticut
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
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