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NavSource Online: "Old Navy" Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Civil War Medal
A wooden-hulled ferry built at New York City in 1847
Acquired by the Navy, 12 September from the Union Ferry Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Placed in service as Wyandank
During the Civil War Wyandank was assigned to duty as a stores ship for the Potomac Flotilla
Following the Civil War Wyandank served at the US Naval Academy as a floating barracks for marines assigned to the Academy
Placed our of service and broken up in 1879
Displacement 400 t.
Length 132' 5"
Beam 31' 5"
Depth 10' 10"'
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||Ships moored at the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. in 1879 are from left to right:
USS Constellation and
USS Santee. The marine barracks Wyandank is in the center of the photo.
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
Last Updated 31 December 2010
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