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Klamath
ex
Harpy (1869)
Klamath


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
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,175 t.
    Length 225'
    Beam 45'
    Depth of Hold 9' 1"
    Draft 6' 4"
    Speed 5.7 kts.
    Complement 60
    Armament
    one 11" Dahlgren smoothbore gun
    Propulsion steam

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