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Argos (1869)

Casco Class Light-draft Monitor:
  • Laid down, date unknown, by Wilcox & Whiting, Camden, New Jersey
  • Launched, 18 May 1865
  • Completed, 28 November 1865
  • Koka was never commissioned and saw no service
  • Renamed Argos, 15 June 1869, then back to Koka, 10 August 1869
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 2 October 1874
    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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