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Harpy (1869)

Casco Class Light-draft Monitor:
  • Laid down, date unknown, by S. T. Hambleton & Co., Cincinnati, OH. tinder subcontract with Alexander Swift & Co., also of Cincinnati
  • Launched, 20 April 1865
  • Delivered to the Navy, 6 May 1866
  • Klamath was never commissioned and saw no service and was laid up at Mound City, IL.
  • Renamed Harpy, 15 June 1869, then back to Klamath, 10 August 1869
  • Towed to New Orleans in 1870
  • Sold at auction there to Schickels, Harrison & Co. 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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