::::  American Civil War Vessels - UNION
Choctaw
Code - AU31
1.75  
Qty
Description - U.S.S. CHOCTAW AU31 Converted September 1862 to March 1863 from a merchant steamer. Rubber armour was useless, and her hull was not strong enough for the weight of armour and armament. Tonnage 1,000 tons Speed 2-4 kn Dimensions 260' x 45' x 8' Armament 1 x 100 pdr R, 1 x 9" S.B, 2 x 30pdr R (2 x 9" R and 2 x 24pdr SB added by 9/63) Armour 1" Iron + 1" Rubber