What Ship?? If you recognize this ship please let me know!
Response - Major Greg Webster answered my request in letting me know that
the above ship is the "USS Tuscumbia" a steam gunboat.
The ship is named for Tuscumbia, Alabama;
Builder - Joseph Brown;
Laid Down - 1862;
Commisioned - 12 March, 1863;
Displacement - 915 Long Tons (930 t);
Draft - 7 ft, (2.1m);
Propulsion - Steam Engine, two enclosed paddle wheels;
Armament - 3x 11in. (250mm) Dahlgren Smoothbores;
- 2x 9 in. (230mm) Dahlgren Smoothbores;
A further description of the ship together with her battle experience during
the Civil War can be found at: