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USS John P Jackson

USS John P Jackson

Built By: Brooklyn, New York

Acquired: November 6, 1861

Commissioned: February 14, 1862

Decommissioned: September 5, 1865



Type: Steamer Sidewheel Gunboat

Displacement: 750 tons

Length: 192 feet

Beam: 36 feet 6 inches

Draft: Unknown

Propulsion: Steam Engine


4 32-pounder guns

1 9-inch Smoothbore Dahlgren gun

1 6-inch Shell rifle



West Gulf Blockading Squadron

Forts St. Philip and Jackson

Capture of New Orleans


Battle of Mobile Bay

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