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USS Queen


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Civil War Medal

Sidewheel Steamer:
  • A captured British blockade runner, SS Victory condemned by the Boston Prize Court, 1 August 1863
  • Commissioned USS Queen, 15 August 1863
  • Purchased by the United States navy, 29 September 1863, Acting Master Robert Tarr in command
  • Fitted out as a transport and supply ship operating between northern ports and the Gulf of Mexico
  • Decommissioned and struck from the Naval Register at New York Navy Yard, 21 June 1865
  • Sold at New York, 16 October 1865 to Smith and Dunning
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 630 t.
    Length 168' 8"
    Beam 28' 4"
    Draft 9' 9"
    Depth 13'
    Speed unknown
    Complement 83
    Armament
    three 32-pdrs
    one 12-pdr rifle
    Propulsion steam

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