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U. S. NAVY SHIP LIST - January 1874

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 1874.  Pages 156-160

List of Vessels of the U.S. Navy

 
Name, Rate and Class Propulsion Guns Tonnage Displacement Station or Condition

1st Rates

         
Colorado Screw 46 3,032 4,700 North Atlantic Station
Franklin Screw 39 3,173 5,170 North Atlantic Station
Minnesota Screw 46 3,000   In ordinary at New York
Niagara Screw 42 2,958   In ordinary at Boston, Mass.
Wabash Screw 45 3,000   Flag-ship, European Station
           

2d Rates

         
Nevada, and class Screw 23 2,019 4,000 In ordinary at New York
Connecticut Screw 21 2,869 4,450 On the stocks at Boston, Mass.
Florida Screw 12 2,135 4,220 In ordinary at New York
Iowa Screw 23 2,019 4,000 Laid up at Boston, Mass.
Tennessee Screw 23 2,135 4,000 Repairing at New York
Antietam Screw 21 2,490 4,000 On the stocks at Philadelphia, Penn.
California Screw 21 2,490 4,000 In ordinary at Mare Island
Delaware Screw 21 2,490 4,000 In ordinary at New York
Java Screw 21 2,490 4,000 On the stocks at New York
New York Screw 21 2,490 4,070 On the stocks at New York
Pennsylvania Screw 21 2,490 4,000 On the stocks at Boston
Susquehanna Screw 23 2,213 3,980 In ordinary at New York
           
Lancaster, and class Screw 22 2,120 3,250 Flag-ship, South Atlantic Station
Brooklyn Screw 20 2,000 3,000 European Station
Pensacola Screw 22 2,000 3,000 Flag-ship, South Pacific Station
Hartford Screw 18 2,000 2,900 Flag-ship, Asiatic Station
Richmond Screw 14 2,000 2,700 North Pacific Station
Congress Screw 16 2,000 3,050 European Station
Severn Screw 15 2,000 3,050 in ordinary at Boston, Mass.
Worcester Screw 15 2,000 3,050 Flag-ship, North Atlantic Station
           
Powhatan, and class Paddle 17 2,182 3,980 Special service, North Atlantic Station
           
Saranac, and class Paddle 11 1,238 2,150 Flag-ship, North Pacific Station
           
Alaska, and class Screw 12 1,122 2,400 European Station
Benicia Screw 12 1,122 2,400 North Pacific Station
Omaha Screw 12 1,122 2,400 South Pacific Station
Plymouth Screw 12 1,122 2,400 Repairing at Portsmouth, N.H.
           
Lackawanna, and class Screw 10 1,026 2,220 Asiatic Station
Ticonderoga Screw 11 1,019 2,220 South Atlantic Station
Canandaigua Screw 10 955 2,130 North Atlantic Station
Monongahela Screw 11 960 2,100 South Atlantic Station
Shenandoah Screw 11 929 2,100 European Station
           

3d Rates

         
Juniata, and class Screw 8 828 1,900 North Atlantic Station
Ossipee Screw 8 828 1,900 North Atlantic Station
Quinnebang Screw 8 910 1,840 Repairing at Philadelphia, Penn.
Swatara Screw 8 910 1,450 Repairing at New York
Galena Screw 8 910 1,840 Repairing Norfolk, Va.
Vandalia Screw 8 910 1,840 Repairing at Boston
Marion Screw 8 910 1,840 Repairing at Portsmouth
Iroquois Screw 6 695 1,575 Asiatic Station
Kearsarge Screw 6 695 1,550 Ordered to Asiatic Station
Wachusett Screw 6 695 1,575 European Station
Mohican Screw 8 671 1,550 Repairing at Mare Island, Cal.
Tuscarora Screw 6 726 1,560  
Wyoming Screw 6 726 1,560 North Atlantic Station
           
Nantasket, and class Screw 7 523 1,165 In ordinary, Portsmouth, N. H.
Narragansett Screw 5 566 1,235 Surveying service in the Pacific
           
Ashuelot, and class Paddle 6 786 1,370 Asiatic Station
Monocacy* Paddle 6 747 1,370 Asiatic Station
           
Kansas, and class Screw 3 410 900 North Atlantic Station
Nipsic Screw 3 410 900 In ordinary at New York
Saco Screw 3 410 900 Asiatic Station
Nyack Screw 3 410 900 In ordinary at Mare Island, Cal.
Shawmut Screw 3 410 900 North Atlantic Station
Yantic Screw 3 410 900 Asiatic Station
           
Michigan, and class* Paddle **8 450 685 On the Lakes
           

4th Rates

         
           
Frolic* Paddle **8 614 1,300 Flag-ship, Port Admiral, New York
Gettysburg* Paddle **2 518 1,400 Special service
Tallapoosa Paddle  --  650 1,270 Repairing at Washington
Wasp Paddle 1 365 --- South Atlantic Station
Palos* Screw **6 306 420 Asiatic Station
(Notes:* Iron vessels; **Battery of howitzers)          
           

WOODEN SAILING VESSELS

           

2d Rates

         
           
New Hampshire Sails 15 2,600 4,150 Receiving ship at Norfolk, Va.
New Orleans Sails -- 2,800 4,200 On stocks at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y.
Ohio Sails 5 2,700 4,250 Receiving ship at Boston, Mass.
Vermont Sails 16 2,600 4,150 Receiving ship at New York
Virginia Sails -- 2,600 4,150 On the stocks at Boston, Mass.
           

3d Rates

         
1st Class          
           
Constellation Sails 10 1,236 1,886 In ordinary at Norfolk, Va.
Constitution Sails 6 1,335 2,200 Repairing at Philadelphia
Independence Sails 22 1,891 3,270 Receiving ship at Mare Island, Cal.
Idaho Sails 7 1,837 3,310 Store-ship, Yokohama, Japan
Macedonian Sails -- 1,140 1,856 In ordinary at Norfolk, Va.
Potomac Sails 20 1,457 2,330 Receiving ship at Philadelphia, Pa.
Sabine Sails 22 1,475 2,450 Receiving ship at Portsmouth, N.H.
Santee Sails 48 1,475 2,430 Gunnery-ship, Naval Academy
Savannah Sails -- 1,475 2,330 In ordinary at Norfolk, Va.
St. Lawrence Sails 10 1,475 2,330 In use as barracks at Norfolk, Va.
           
2d Class          
           
Portsmouth Sails 14 846 1,225 Surveying service in the Pacific
Cyane Sails 2 695 950 In ordinary at Mare Island, Cal.
Jamestown Sails 16 888 1,150 In ordinary at Mare Island, Cal.
Saratoga Sails 4 757 1,025 Ordnance service near Annapolis
St. Louis Sails -- 431 830 In use at League Island, Penn.
St. Mary's Sails 16 766 1,025 In ordinary at Norfolk, Va.
Dale Sails 8 320 675 Instruction-ship, Naval Academy
Pawnee Sails **2 872 1,650 North Atlantic Station
           

4th Rates

         
           
Guard Sails **2 925 -- Returning from Vienna Exposition
Onward Sails 3 704 -- Store-ship, Callao, Peru
Relief Sails 2 468 -- Receiving ship at Washington, D.C.
Supply Sails **2 547 -- Laid-up at New York
(Notes: **Battery of howitzers)          
           

IRON CLAD VESSELS

Name Rate Class Guns Tonnage Station or condition
Ajax Fourth Screw 2 550 Fitting out at Philadelphia
Algoma Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at League Island
Amphitrite Third Screw 4 874 Navy Academy
Canonicus Fourth Screw 2 550 Fitting out at Philadelphia
Camanche Fourth Screw 2 496 Laid up at Mare Island
Catskill Fourth Screw 2 496 Repairing at New York
Chickasaw Fourth Screw 4 450 Laid up at New Orleans
Cohoes Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at League Island
Colossus Second Screw 10 2,127 On the stocks at New York
Dictator Second Screw 2 1,750 Fitting out at New York
Etlah Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at New Orleans
Hero Fourth Screw 1 483 Laid up at Washington
Iris Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at New Orleans
Jason Fourth Screw 2 496 Repairing at Philadelphia
Kewaydin Fourth Screw 4 540 Laid up at New Orleans
Klamath Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at New Orleans
Koka Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at League Island
Lehigh Fourth Screw 2 496 Repairing at Philadelphia
Mahopac Fourth Screw 2 550 North Atlantic Station
Manhattan Fourth Screw 2 550 North Atlantic Station
Massachusetts Second Screw 4 2,127 On the stocks, Portsmouth, N.H.
Miantonomoh Third Screw 4 1,225 Laid up Boston
Minnetonka Fourth Screw 1 483 Laid up at League Island
Modoc Fourth Screw 1 483 Laid up at League Island
Monadnock Third Screw 4 1,091 Laid up at Mare Island
Montauk Fourth Screw 2 496 Repairing at New York
Nahant Fourth Screw 2 496 Repairing at Philadelphia
Nantucket Fourth Screw 2 496 Repairing at Philadelphia
Napa Fourth Screw 1 483 Laid up at League Island
Nausett Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at League Island
Nebraska Second Screw 4 2,125 On the stocks Philadelphia
Niobe Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at League Island
Oregon Second Screw 4 2,127 On the stocks Boston
Otsego Fourth Screw 1 483 Laid up at League Island
Passaic Fourth Screw 2 496 Repairing at Philadelphia
Piscataqua Fourth Screw 1 483 Laid up at Washington
Puritan Second Screw 2 1,870 Laid up at League Island
Roanoke Second Screw 6 2,260 Fitting as Flag-ship, Port Admiral New  York
Saugus Fourth Screw 2 550 North Atlantic Station
Shawnee Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at Boston
Suncook Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at League Island
Terror Third Screw 4 1,085 In ordinary at Philadelphia
Umpqua Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at New Orleans
Wassue Fourth Screw 1 483 Laid up at Boston
Winnebago Fourth Screw 4 540 Laid up at New Orleans
Wyandotte Fourth Screw 2 550 Repairing at Philadelphia
Yazoo Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at League Island
Yuma Fourth Screw 2 483 Laid up at New Orleans
           

TUGS, ETC.

Name Rate Class Guns Tonnage Station or condition
Blue Light Fourth Screw   85 Repairing at Portsmouth, N. H.
Catalpa Fourth Screw   191 Yard Tug, New York
Cohasset Fourth Screw   100 Yard tug, Boston
Emerald Fourth Screw   30 Ferry-boat, Norfolk yard, Portsmouth
Fortune Fourth Screw 2 306 North Atlantic Station
Glance Fourth Screw   80 Yard tug, League Island
Jean Sands Fourth Screw   139 Yard tug, Norfolk
Leyden Fourth Screw   306 Yard tug, Boston
Mayflower Fourth Screw 2 306 North Atlantic Station
Mercury Fourth Paddle   -- In ordinary, Washington
Monterey Fourth Screw   52 Yard tug, Mare Island, repairing
Nina Fourth Screw *4 306 Torpedo-boat, Newport, R.I.
Phlox Fourth Screw   317 In use at Annapolis
Pilgrim Fourth Screw *2 168 Yard tug, Philadelphia
Pinta Fourth Screw 2 306 North Atlantic Station
Portfire Fourth Screw   85 In ordinary, Portsmouth, N.H.
Rescue Fourth Screw   111 Fire-tug at Washington
Rocket Fourth Screw   127 Yard Tug, New York
Rose Fourth Screw   622 Yard tug, Pensacola
Snowdrop Fourth Screw   125 Yard tug, Norfolk
Sorrel Fourth Screw   68 Yard tug, Philadelphia
Speedwell Fourth Screw   306 Repairing at Portsmouth, N.H.
Standish Fourth Screw   306 Yard tug, Norfolk
Spuyten Duyvil Fourth Screw   116 Torpedo-boat, laid up at New York
Triana Fourth Screw *2 306 Yard tug, Washington
Wyandank Fourth Screw   399 Store-hulk, Naval Academy
(Notes: *Howitzers)          
           

VESSELS SOLD SINCE JANUARY 1, 1873

 
Vanderbilt at, Mare Island April 1, 1873
Resaca, at Mare Island February 18, 1873
Dacotah, at Mare Island May 30, 1873
America, at Annapolis June 20, 1873
Marietta, at Mound City April 17, 1873
Mignonnette, at Mound City April 17, 1873
Sandusky, at Mound City April 17, 1873
Oscola, at Mound City April 17, 1873