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Nausett (I)
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Aetna (1869)
Nausett (I) (1864 - 1869)


Casco Class Light-draft Monitor:
  • Laid down, date unknown, by Donald McKay, South Boston, MA.
  • Launched, 26 April 1865
  • Commissioned USS Nausett, date unknown
  • Decommissioned, 24 August 1865 at New York
  • Laid up in ordinary at the New York Navy Yard
  • Renamed Aetna, 15 June 1869
  • Renamed Nausett again 10 August 1869
  • Final Disposition, broken up in August 1875 by John Roach of New York
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,487 t.
    Length 225'
    Beam 45'
    Depth of Hold unknown
    Draft 6' 6"
    Speed 5 kts.
    Complement 60
    Armament
    two 11" Dahlgren smoothbore gun
    Wood-Lay spar torpedo equipment
    Propulsion steam

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