::::  American Civil War Vessels - UNION
Merrimack ***
Code - AU33
3.50  
Qty
Description - U.S.S. MERRIMACK AU33 Screw Frigate completed 1856. Sister ships Wabash, Minnesota, Colorado & Roanoke. Tonnage 4,636 Displacement 3,200 Burden Dimensions 300' x 51' x 24' Armament 14 x 8" S.B., 2 x 10"S.B. & 24 x 9"S.B. Speed 10.5 knots Roanoke converted to an ironclad in 1862. Merrimack burnt 1861. Captured by CSN and converted to Ironclad CSS Virginia. Others served USN through the war as built.