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Casco Class Light-draft Monitor:
Laid down, date unknown, at St. Louis, Mo., by Charles W. McCord (with turret to be constructed by James B. Eads)
Construction suspended, 17 June 1865, after the close of the Civil War
Never in service, laid up at Mound City, Il., in 1867
Renamed Hecate, 15 June 1869, then back to Etlah, 10 August 1869
Towed to New Orleans in 1872
Sold at public auction to Nathaniel McKay, 12 September 1874
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 1,175 t.
Depth of Hold 9' 1"
Draft 6' 4"
Speed 5.7 kts.
one 11" Dahlgren smoothbore gun
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