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USS Ceres

Built By: Keyport, New Jersey

Sailed: 1856

Commissioned: September 1861

Decommissioned: July 14,1865



Type: Steam Gunboat

Displacement: 150 tons

Length: 108 feet 4 inches

Beam: 22 feet 4 inches

Draft: 6 feet 3 inches

Propulsion: Steam Engine

Side-wheeled Propelled


1 30-pounder Rifle

1 32-pounder Smoothbore gun



North Atlantic Blockading Squadron

Roanoke Island

Elizabeth City

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