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U. S. NAVY SHIP LIST - January 1870

Source: Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the Navy of the United States, including Officers of the Marine Corps, and other, for the Year 1870. Pages 146-149.

Ship name change in past year shown with old name in ().

 
 

Name

Rate

Class

Guns

Tonnage

Situation

Where

1 Ajax (Manayunk) Fourth Iron-clad 2 550 Laid up New Orleans
2 Alaska Third Screw 12 1122 Fitting out  
3 Albany (Contoocook) Second Screw 15 2000 Repairing New York
4 Algoma (Benicia) Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up League Island
5 America Fourth Yacht   100   Naval Academy
6 Amphitrite (Tonawanda) Third Iron-clad 4 874   Naval Academy
7 Antietam Second Screw 21 2490 On stocks Philadelphia
8 Ashuelot Fourth Paddle-wheel 6 786   Asiatic Fleet
               
9 Benicia Third Screw 12 1122   Asiatic Fleet
10 Blue Light Fourth Screw   85 Laid up Boston
11 Brooklyn Second Screw 20 2000 Repairing Philadelphia
               
12 California (Minnetoka) Second Screw 21 2490 Fitting out Portsmouth
13 Canandaigua Third Screw 10 955 Repairing New York
14 Canonicus Fourth Iron-clad 2 550 Laid up League Island
15 Camanche Fourth Iron-clad 2 496 Shipyard Mare Island
16 Catalpa Fourth Screw   191 Laid up New York
17 Catskill Fourth Iron-clad 2 496 Laid up League Island
18 Chattanooga Second Screw 23 2020 Laid up League Island
19 Chickasaw Fourth Iron-clad 4 540 Laid up New Orleans
20 Clinton Fourth Screw   50 Laid up New York
21 Cohassett Fourth Screw   100 Yard use Boston
22 Cohoes Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up League Island
23 Colorado First Screw 46 3032 Fitting out New York
24 Colossus (Kalamazoo) Second Iron-clad 10 2127 On stocks New York
25 Congress (Pushmataha) Second Screw 16 2000 Fitting out Philadelphia
26 Connecticut (Pompanoosuc) Second Screw 17 2869 On stocks Boston
27 Constellation Third Sloop 22 1236 Repairing Norfolk
28 Constitution Third Frigate 6 1335   Naval Academy
29 Cyane Fourth Sloop 14 695   Pacific Fleet
               
30 Dacotah Fourth Screw 7 695   Pacific Fleet
31 Dale Fourth Sloop 8 320 Practice ship Naval Academy
32 Delaware (Piscataqua) Second Screw 21 2490 Flag ship Asiatic Fleet
33 Dictator Second Iron-clad 2 1750   North Atlantic Fleet
               
34 Emerald Fourth Screw   30 Yard use Portsmouth
35 Etlah Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up New Orleans
               
36 Florida (Wampanoag) Second Screw 23 2135 In ordinary New York
37 Fortune Fourth Screw 1 306 Laid up Washington
38 Franklin First Screw 39 3173 Flag ship European Fleet
39 Frolic Fourth Paddle-wheel   614 Port admiral flag ship New York
               
40 Galena Fourth Screw 7 514 Repairing Norfolk
41 Gettysburg Fourth Paddle-wheel 1 518 Repairing New York
42 Glance Fourth Screw   80 Laid up League Island
43 Guard Fourth Store ship 4 925   Darien expedition
44 Guerriere Second Screw 21 2490 Repairing New York
               
45 Hartford Second Screw 18 2000 Repairing New York
46 Hero (Casco) Fourth Iron-clad 1 483 Laid up Washington
               
47 Idaho Third Store ship 7 1837   Asiatic Fleet
48 Illinois Second Screw 21 2490 On stocks Portsmouth
49 Independence Third Frigate 22 1891 Receiving ship Mare Island
50 Iowa (Ammonoosuc) Second Screw 23 2019 Laid up Boston
51 Iris (Shiloh) Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up New Orleans
52 Iroquois Third Screw 6 695 Returning Asiatic Fleet
               
53 Jamestown Third Sloop 16 888   Pacific Fleet
54 Jason (Sangamon) Fourth Iron-clad 2 496 Laid up League Island
55 Java Second Screw 21 2490 On stocks New York
56 Jean Sands Fourth Screw   139 Yard use Norfolk
57 Juniata Third Screw 8 828   European Fleet
               
58 Kansas Fourth Screw 3 410 Repairing Washington
59 Kearsarge Third Screw 6 695   Pacific Fleet
60 Kewaydin (Kickapoo) Fourth Iron-clad 4 540 Laid up New York
61 Klamath Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up New York
62 Koka Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up League Island
               
63 Lackawanna Third Screw 10 1026 Repairing Mare Island
64 Lancaster Second Screw 22 2120 Flag ship South American Fleet
65 Lehigh Fourth Iron-clad 2 496 Laid up League Island
66 Leyden Fourth Screw   306 Yard use Boston
               
67 Macedonian Third Sloop 16 1140 Practice ship Naval Academy
68 Mahopac Fourth Iron-clad 2 550 Laid up Washington
69 Manhattan Fourth Iron-clad 2 550 Laid up New Orleans
70 Maria         Sunk in collision 3 Jan 70  
71 Marietta Fourth Fourth 2 295 Laid up Mound City
72 Marion Fourth Sloop   320   Naval Academy
73 Massachusetts (Passaconaway) Second Iron-clad 4 2127 On stocks Portsmouth
74 Mayflower Fourth Screw 1 306 Yard use Norfolk
75 Mercury Fourth Paddle-wheel 1 487 Ready for service Washington
76 Miantonomoh Third Iron-clad 4 1225 Special service  
77 Michigan Third Paddle-wheel   450 Winter quarters Erie
78 Mignonnette Fourth Paddle-wheel   50 Station use Mound City
79 Minnesota First Screw 46 3000 Fitting New York
80 Minnetonka (Naubuc) Fourth Iron-clad 1 483 Laid up League Island
81 Modoc Fourth Iron-clad 1 483 Laid up League Island
82 Mohican Third Screw 6 671   Pacific Fleet
83 Mohongo Fourth Paddle-wheel 6 747 Laid up Mare Island
84 Monadnock Third Iron-clad 4 1091   San Francisco
85 Monocacy Fourth Paddle-wheel 6 747   Asiatic Fleet
86 Monongahela Third Screw 10 960 Fitting New York
87 Montauk Fourth Iron-clad 2 496 Laid up Washington
88 Monterey Fourth Screw   52 Yard use Mare Island
               
89 Nahant Fourth Iron-clad 2 496 Laid up League Island
90 Nantasket Fourth Screw 7 523   North Atlantic Fleet
91 Nantucket Fourth Iron-clad 2 496 Laid up League Island
92 Napa Fourth Iron-clad 1 483 Laid up League Island
93 Narragansett Fourth Screw 5 566 Repairing Portsmouth
94 Nausett Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up League Island
95 Nebraska (Shackamaxon) Second Iron-clad 4 2125 On stocks Philadelphia
96 Nevada (Neshaminy) Second Screw 23 2019 In ordinary New York
97 New Hampshire Third Ship of Line 15 2600 Receiving ship Norfolk
98 New Orleans Third Ship of line   2800 On stocks Sackett's Harbor
99 New York (Ontario) Second Screw 21 2490 On stocks New York
100 Niagara Second Screw 12 2958 Repairing Boston
101 Nina Fourth Screw   306 Yard use Washington
102 Niobe (Waxsaw) Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up League Island
103 Nipsic Fourth Screw 3 410   Darien Expedition
104 Nyack Fourth Screw 3 410   Pacific Fleet
               
105 Ohio Third Ship of line   2700 Receiving ship Boston
106 Omaha Third Screw 12 1200 In ordinary New York
107 Oneida Third Screw 6 695   Asiatic Fleet
108 Onward Fourth Store ship 3 704   Pacific Fleet
109 Oregon (Quinsigamond) Second Iron-clad 4 2127 On stocks Boston
110 Osceola (Neosho) Fourth Iron-clad 2 365 Laid up Mound City
111 Ossipee Third Screw 9 828   Pacific Fleet
112 Otsego (Tunxis) Fourth Iron-clad 1 483 Laid up League Island
               
113 Palos Fourth Screw   306 Repairing Boston
114 Passaic Fourth Iron-clad 2 496 Laid up Philadelphia
115 Pawnee Third Screw 13 872 In ordinary Norfolk
116 Pennsylvania (Kewaydin) Second Screw 21 2490 On stocks Boston
117 Pensacola Second Screw 20 1487 Flag ship Pacific Fleet
118 Periwinkle Fourth Screw   387 Laid up Washington
119 Phlox Fourth Paddle-wheel   317   Naval Academy
120 Pilgrim Fourth Screw   168 Laid up League Island
121 Pinta Fourth Screw   306 Yard use Philadelphia
122 Piscataqua (Chimo) Fourth Iron-clad 1 483 Laid up Washington
123 Plymouth (Kenosha) Third Screw 12 1122   European Fleet
124 Port-fire Fourth Screw   85 Repairing Portsmouth
125 Portsmouth Third Sloop 15 846   South Atlantic Fleet
126 Potomac Third Frigate 18 1457 Receiving ship Philadelphia
127 Powhatan Second Paddle-wheel 17 2182 In ordinary Philadelphia
128 Primrose Fourth Paddle-wheel   94 Laid up Washington
129 Puritan Second Iron-clad 2 1870 Laid up League Island
               
130 Quinnebang Fourth Screw 7 523   South Atlantic Fleet
               
131 Relief Fourth Store ship 3 468 In ordinary New York
132 Resaca Fourth Screw 7 523   Pacific Fleet
133 Rescue Fourth Screw   111 Yard use Washington
134 Richmond Second Screw 18 1335   European Fleet
135 Roanoke Second Iron-clad 6 2260 In ordinary New York
136 Rocket Fourth Screw   127 In ordinary New York
137 Rose Fourth Screw   62 Yard use Portsmouth
               
138 Sabine Second Frigate 36 1475 Special cruise  
139 Saco Fourth Screw 3 410 Repairing Norfolk
140 Saginaw Fourth Paddle-wheel 2 282   Pacific Fleet
141 Sandusky Fourth Iron-clad 2 295 Laid up Mound City
142 Santee Third Frigate 50 1475 Gunnery ship Naval Academy
143 Saranac Second Paddle-wheel 11 1238 Fitting out Mare Island
144 Saratoga Third Sloop 15 757 Fitting out New York
145 Sangus Fourth Iron-clad 2 550   North Atlantic Fleet
146 Savannah Second Sloop 14 1457 Practice ship Naval Academy
147 Seminole Fourth Screw 5 550   North Atlantic Fleet
148 Severn (Mosholu) Second Screw 15 2000 Flag ship North Atlantic Fleet
149 Shawmutt Fourth Screw 3 410 Repairing New York
150 Shawnee Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 In ordinary Boston
151 Shenandoah Third Screw 10 929 Repairing Boston
152 Snowdrop Fourth Screw   125 Yard use Norfolk
153 Sorrel Fourth Screw   68 Yard use Philadelphia
154 Speedwell Fourth Screw   306 Yard use Portsmouth
155 Standish Fourth Screw   306 Laid up Norfolk
156 St. Lawrence Third Frigate 10 1457 Marines Norfolk
157 St. Louis Fourth Sloop   431 Yard use League Island
158 St. Mary's Third Sloop 16 524 Fitting out Mare Island
159 Spnyten Duyvil   Torpedo boat   116 Laid up New York
160 Suncook Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up League Island
161 Supply Fourth Store ship   547   European Fleet
162 Susquehanna Second Paddle-wheel 22 2213 Repairing New York
163 Swatara Fourth Screw 7 536 Fitting out New York
               
164 Tallapoosa Fourth Paddle-wheel   650 Special service  
165 Tennessee (Madawasca) Second Screw 23 2135 Completing New York
166 Terror (Agamenticus) Third Iron-clad 4 1085 Special service  
167 Ticonderoga Third Screw 10 1019 Repairing Boston
168 Triana Fourth Screw   306 Laid up Washington
169 Tuscarora Third Screw 6 726   North Atlantic Fleet
               
170 Umpqua Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up New Orleans
               
171 Vandalia Fourth Sloop 13 492 Receiving ship Portsmouth
172 Vanderbilt Second Paddle-wheel 14 3187 Laid up Mare Island
173 Vermont Third Ship of line 16 2600 Receiving ship New York
174 Virginia Third Ship of line   2600 On stocks Boston
               
175 Wabash First Screw 46 3000 Repairing Boston
176 Wachusett Third Screw 6 695 Repairing New York
177 Wasp Fourth Paddle-wheel 1 365   South Atlantic Fleet
178 Wassuc Fourth Iron-clad 1 483 Laid up Boston
179 Winnebago Fourth Iron-clad 4 540 Laid up New Orleans
180 Worcester (Maniton) Second Screw 15 2000 Finishing Boston
181 Wyandank Fourth Store ship   399   Naval Academy
182 Wyandotte (Tippecanoe) Fourth Iron-clad 2 550 Laid up New Orleans
183 Wyoming Third Screw 6 726 Repairing Portsmouth
               
184 Yantic Fourth Screw 3 410 Repairing New York
185 Yazoo Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up League Island
186 Yuma Fourth Iron-clad 2 483 Laid up New Orleans