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Yazoo (1863 - 1869)
Casco Class Light-draft Monitor:
Laid down in March 1863, by Merrick & Son, Philadlephia, PA.
Launched, 8 May 1865
Completed 15 December 1865
Delivered, 20 December 1865, to the US Navy at Philadelphia Navy Yard for lay up
Renamed Tartar, 15 June 1869
Renamed Yazoo again, 10 August 1869
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 5 September 1874 to A. Purvis & Son
Displacement 1,487 t.
Depth of Hold unknown
Draft 6' 6"
Speed 9 kts.
two 11" Dahlgren smoothbore guns
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