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USS Albatross

U. S. Gun Boat Albatross off Mobile Alabama.

Sketched by W. M. C. Philbrick

Built By: Unknown

Sailed: 1858

Commissioned: June 25, 1861

Decommissioned: August 11, 1865



Type: Screw Steamer

Displacement: 378 long tons

Length: 150 feet

Beam: 30 feet

Depth to Hold: 10 feet

Propulsion: Steam Engine, Screw Propelled

Sail Plan: Rigged as a three-masted schooner


2 8-inch smoothbore Dahlgren gun

2 32-inch smoothbore guns



Atlantic Blockade Flagship

Fort Macon

South Atlantic Blockade

West Gulf Blockade

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