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USS Queen City


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Civil War Medal

Wooden Side-wheel Steamer (Tinclad #26):
  • Purchased by the Navy at Cincinnati, Ohio, from Samuel Wiggins, 13 February 1863
  • Commissioned USS Queen City at Cincinnati, 1 April 1863, Acting Master Jason Goudy in command
  • During the Civil War USS Queen City was assigned to the Mississippi Squadron
    Operated on the Tennessee River supporting Army operations in the area through the spring of 1863
    Summer 1863 assigned to patrol duty on the Mississippi River
    Disabled by Confederate cavalry and artillery off Clarendon, AR., forced to surrender
  • Final disposition, blown up and destroyed by Confederate forces
    Specifications:
    Displacement 212 t.
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament
    two 30-pdr Parrott rifle
    two 32-pdrs
    four 24-pdr howitzers
    Propulsion steam

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    Queen City 92k USS Queen City photographed on the Western Rivers during the Civil War.
    US Navy History and Heritage Command photo # NH 42360.
    Aryeh Wetherhorn
    Queen City 57k USS Queen City photographed on the Western Rivers during the Civil War. The ship's identification number ("26") is faintly visible on the front of her pilot house.
    US Navy History and Heritage Command photo # NH 42361.
    Aryeh Wetherhorn

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