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The USS Carondelet

Myron J. Smith

The USS Carondelet

a Civil War ironclad on western waters

by Myron J. Smith

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMyron J. Smith, Jr. ; foreword by W. Douglas Bell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE595.C35 S52 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24523591M
ISBN 100786445246
ISBN 109780786445240
LC Control Number2010006927
OCLC/WorldCa475664313

Carondelet and the Eads Ironclads. On Oct. 12, , the ironclad gunboat USS Carondelet slid down the ways at James Eads' Union Iron Works in the village of Carondelet, south of St Louis. It was the first ironclad warship built by the United States, launched more than three months before the . U.S. Flag Ship "Cincinnati" Feby 5th Commander Walke "Carondelet" Present. No Two (2) of the present code of Signals will be your distinguishing number, and will be kept flying by the Flag Ship until you give evidence of having seen it by hoisting the answering pendant -- .

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USS Carondelet (IX) was a tanker that served during World War II. list of ships with the same or similar names This article includes a list of ships with the same or similar names.

The USS Carondelet had a revolutionary ship design and was the most active of all the Union’s Civil War river ironclads.

From Fort Henry through the siege of Vicksburg and from the Red River campaign through the Battle of Nashville, the gunboat was prominent in war legend and literature. USS Carondelet () Pen and ink drawing by Samuel War Stanton, depicting Carondelet in the middle distance, on the Western Rivers during the Civil War, with an illuminated text describing the ship and her construction.

This is the lower portion of a montage, which has Photo #. The U.S.S. Carondolet was one of the most famous Union ironclad riverboats during the American Civil War. She was one of seven similar ironclads, the ‘cities’ class, designed by Samuel Pooks.

Like the C.S.S. Virginia, they were partly inspired by the floating ironclad gun batteries first used by the French during the Crimean were based on flat bottomed Mississippi river boats. The USS Carondelet had a revolutionary ship design and was the most active of all the Union's Civil War river ironclads.

From Fort Henry through the siege of Vicksburg and from the Red River campaign through the Battle of Nashville, the gunboat was prominent in war legend and literature. This history draws on the letters of Ensign Scott Dyer Jordan and Rear Adm.

Henry Walke's memoirs. The USS Carondelet: A Civil War Ironclad in Western Waters. by Myron J. Smith Jr., McFarland. The seven “City” or Cairo-class ironclad gunboats designed by James B. Eads, Commander John Rodgers and John Lenthall, and modified by Eads and Naval Constructor Samuel M.

Pook, were launched within three months, but they proved to be the most powerful Union riverine vessels to serve in the. * The delivery date is not guaranteed until you have checked out using an instant payment method.

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USS Carondelet () was a City-class ironclad gunboat constructed for the War Department by James B. Eads during the American Civil was named for the town where it was built, Carondelet, Missouri.

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Carondelet, formerly a separate village in St. Louis County, Mo., is now a part of the city of St. Louis. Carondelet, an ironclad river gunboat, was built in by James Eads and Co., St. Louis, Mo., under contract to the War Department; commissioned 15 Januaryat Cairo, III., naval Captain H.

Walke in command, and reported to Western Gunboat Flotilla (Army), commanded by naval Flag. Following a decisive victory in the Battle of Memphis, the Union were headed towards Vicksburg, Mississippi when on J the Union fleet, notably the USS Carondelet, engaged in battle with the "Rebel Ram" CSS Arkansas.

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The USS Carondelet had a revolutionary ship design and was the most active of all the Union's Civil War river ironclads. From Fort Henry through the siege of Vicksburg and from the Red River campaign through the Battle of Nashville, the gunboat was prominent in war legend and literature.

This history draws on the letters of Ensign Scott Dyer Price Range: $ - $   Ed, the "ah-ha!" moment for me was when I found a third version of the photo conventionally-identified as Carondelet, that in a more-obviously-retouched version, is represented to be St.

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