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Keywadin (1863 - 1869)

Screw Steamer:
  • Laid down in 1863, as Keywadin at Boston Navy Yard
  • Renamed Pennsylvania, 15 May 1869
  • Broken up while still on the stocks at Boston in 1884.
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    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

    Pennsylvania / Keywadin
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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