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Tempest (1869)
Yuma (1863 - 1869)

Casco Class Light-draft Monitor:
  • Laid down in 1863 by Alexander Swift and CO., Cincinnati, OH.
  • Launched, 30 May 1865
  • Delivered in 1866 for lay up, location unknown
  • Renamed Tempest, 15 June 1869
  • Renamed Yuma again, 10 August 1869
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 12 September 1874 to Theodore Allen
    Displacement 1,487 t.
    Length 225'
    Beam 45'
    Depth of Hold unknown
    Draft 6' 6"
    Speed 9 kts.
    Complement 60
    two 11" Dahlgren smoothbore guns
    Propulsion steam

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