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NH 85666 USS Tioga (1862-1867)

Photo #: NH 85666  USS Tioga (1862-1867)
Title: USS Tioga (1862-1867)
Description: View looking forward from atop her port paddle box, showing the gun crews at their posts. Taken at Bangor, Maine, during or shortly after the Civil War. Note: large Parrott rifled gun on a slide-pivot mount forward; 32-Pounder smoothbore gun nearer the camera; African-American sailor in the 32-Pounder gun's crew; fire buckets, bearing the ship's name, hung around the capstan; shot rack on the hatch in lower right; sail rigged to the foremast by hoops; windsail ventilator rigged abaft the mast; boat davits and rigging for masts and the smokestack. Courtesy of Lieutenant Colonel W.J. O'Brien. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 85666
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