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USS Miami

USS Miami

Built By: Philadelphia Naval Yard

Sailed: November 16, 1861

Commissioned: January 29, 1862

Decommissioned: May 22, 1865



Type: Sidewheel Gunboat

Displacement: 730 tons

Length: 208 feet 2 inches

Beam: 33 feet 2 inches

Draft: 8 feet 6 inches

Propulsion: Steam Engine


1 80-pounder Parrott rifle

1 9-inch Smoothbore Dahlgren gun

4 24-pounder guns



West Gulf Blockading Squadron

Forts St. Philip and Jackson

Capture of New Orleans


Action against CSS Albemarle

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