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Etlah (I)
Hecate (1869)
Etlah (I)

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.
    Length 225'
    Beam 45'
    Depth of Hold 9' 1"
    Draft 6' 4"
    Speed 5.7 kts.
    Complement 60
    one 11" Dahlgren smoothbore gun
    Propulsion steam

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