USS Louisiana

Lt. Alexander Murray, Commanding

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Description: Iron screw steamer

 

Tonnage: 295 tons

 

Length: 1432

 

Beam: 273

 

Draft: 86

 

Purchased: 10 July 1861

 

Commissioned: August 1861

 

Built: 1860 at Wilmington, Delaware

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class of Gun

Reg. No.

Foundry

Prover

Weight

Year

 

8-inch

172

W.P.F.A.

A.S.W.

63.2.17 cwt

1842

 

32-pdr long

47

W.P.F.

J.A.D.

57.0.22 cwt

1847

 

32-pdr

172

J.R.A.

G.A.M.

33.1.14 cwt

1846

 

32-pdr

143

J.R.A.

G.A.M.

33.2.15 cwt

1846

 

12-pdr rif. how.

14

W.N.Y.

J.A.D.

873 lbs.

1861