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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.
Depth of Hold 9' 1"
Draft 6' 4"
Speed 5.7 kts.
one 11" Dahlgren smoothbore gun
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