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USS Wabash

Built By: Philadelphia Naval Yard

Sailed: October 24, 1855

Commissioned: August 18, 1856

Decommissioned: April 25, 1874



Type: Steam Frigate

Displacement: 4,808 tons

Length: 301 feet 6 inches

Beam: 51 feet 4 inches

Draft: 23 feet

Propulsion: Steam Engine and Schooner Sail


2 10-inch Dahlgren smoothbore guns

14 8-inch Dahlgren smoothbore guns

24 9-inch Dahlgren smoothbore guns



North Atlantic Blockading Squadron

Hatteras Inlet Batteries

Port Royal

Fort Fisher

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