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USS Yucca (I)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Civil War Medal
Built in 1864, as the wooden-hulled screw steamer Yucca by Donald McKay at East Boston, MA.
Purchased by the Navy, 25 February 1865
Commissioned USS Yucca, 3 April 1865 at Boston, Acting Master Henry C. Wade in command
Assigned to the Gulf Station.
Placed in ordinary at Portsmouth, N.H.
Sold, 26 August 1868, to R, M. Funkhauser
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 373 t.
Length 145' 7"
Beam 23' 7"
Depth 11' 3"
one 30-pdr Parrott rifle
one 12-pdr smoothbore
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||USS Yucca is in the distant background of this painting depicting USS Estrella (at left) off the Pensacola Navy Yard, Florida, circa 1866-1867 with an unidentified sailing frigate.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo #: NH 380, courtesy of Francis D. Brinton, 30 August 1933.
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
Last Updated 8 April 2011
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