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Cohoes (I)
Charybdis (1869)
Cohoes (I) (1865 - 1869)

Casco Class Light-draft Monitor:
  • Built in 1864-65 at Continental Iron Works Brooklyn, New York
  • Launched, 31 May 1865
  • Completed, 19 January 1866, never commissioned
  • Laid up at League Island, PA., from 1867 until sold in July 1874,
  • Name changed to Charybdis, 15 June 1869, and back to Cohoes 19 August 1869
  • Final Disposition, Sold for scrapping in July 1874
    Displacement 614 t.
    Length 225'
    Beam 37'
    Depth of Hold 9' 1"
    Draft 6' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement 69
    one 11" Dahlgren smoothbore gun
    Propulsion steam

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