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Sternwheel Steamer (Tinclad #32):
Built in 1831 at Pittsburgh, PA.
Purchased by the Navy, 21 December 1864, at Cincinnati, OH.
Converted to a so-called "tinclad" gunboat at Mound City, IL.
Commissioned USS Abeona, 10 April 1865, at Mound City, Acting Master Samuel Hall in command
USS Abeona was assigned to patrol and guard duty on the Mississippi River and its tributaries
Decommissioned, 4 August 1865, at Mound City, IL.
Sold, 11 August 1865, to J. A. Williamson et al
Re-documented under the same name, 17 October 1865, operated on the Mississippi
Final Disposition, destroyed by a fire at Cincinnati, 7 March 1872
Displacement 206 t.
two 74-pdr smoothbores
two 30-pdr Parrott rifles
two 12-pdr rifles
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||Act. Master Hall, Samuel||10 April 1865 - 4 August 1865|
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