::::  American Civil War Vessels - UNION
Eastport
Code - AU06
1.75  
Qty
Description - U.S.S. EASTPORT AU06 Ironclad Ram captured bu Union forces whilst under conversion at Cerro, Tennessee in February 1862. Conversion completed for Union at Mound City 9 January 1863. Tonnage 570 tons Speed c 5 knots Dimensions 280' x 43' x 6' Armament 6 x 9" S.B, 2 x 100 pdr Rifles. (By July 1863 2 x 9" replaced by 2 x 50 pdr R) Armour - unknown possibly 1" Iron