USS General Putnam

Acting Master William J. Hotchkiss, Commanding

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Description: Wooden side-wheel steamer

 

Tonnage: 149 tons

 

Length: 1036

 

Beam: 22

 

Draft: 76

 

Purchased: 24 July 1861

 

From: Mr. Hammond

 

Built: 1857 at Brooklyn, New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class of Gun

Reg. No.

Foundry

Prover

Weight

Year

 

20-pdr Parrott

3

W.P.F.

P.

1681 lbs.

1861