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USS Iris (III)
Shiloh (1863 - 1869)
Casco Class Light-draft Monitor:
Laid down in June 1863 at Charles W. McCordat Sr. St. Louis, MO.
Launched, 14 July 1865
Completed and delivered to the US Navy at Mound City, IL. for lay up in 1866
Renamed Iris, 15 June 1869
Moved to New Orleans and laid up there
Commissioned, USS Iris, 17 September 1874
Decommissioned and laid up at New Orleans, 15 October 1874
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping in 1874
Displacement 1,487 t.
Depth of Hold unknown
Draft 6' 6"
Speed 9 kts.
two 11" Dahlgren smoothbore gun
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