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NH 58770 USS SHAWMUT (1864-1883)

USS SHAWMUT (1864-1883)
Title: USS SHAWMUT (1864-1883)
Caption: Off Kiesboro Point, Potomac River, in her configuration of 1871-1877. This ship along with the other units of the Kansas class, was originally built with a straight bow, two masts, and no bowsprit. They were altered around 1869 on the orders of Admiral Porter.
Description: Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.
Catalog #: NH 58770
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1870
Before this Year: 1879
Original Medium: BW Photo
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