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USS Mingoe


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Civil War Medal

Agawan Class Sidewheel Steamer Gunboat:
  • Laid down, date unknown, by D. S. Mainthon, Bordentown, N.J.
  • Launched, 6 August 1863
  • Commission USS Mingoe, 29 July 1864, at Philadelphia, CDR. J. B. Creighton in command
  • During the Civil War USS Mingoe was assigned to the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron for duty on the St John's River, FL.and off Charleston, S.C.
  • Participated in the advance on the James River in February 1865
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Laid up at League Island, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold, 3 October 1867
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 974 t.
    Length 205'
    Beam 35'
    Draft 6' 5"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament
    four 9" guns
    two 100-pdrs
    two 24-pdrs
    one heavy 12-pdr
    one 12-pdr
    Propulsion steam

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