::::  American Civil War Vessels - UNION
St. Lawrence ***
Code - AU34
3.50  
Qty
Description - U.S.S. ST. LAWRENCE AU34 44 Gun Sailing Frigate completed 1848. Sisters:Raritan, Brandywine, Columbus,Potomac, & Savannah. (Also Cumberland until rebuilt 1854). Congress similiar. Tonnage 1,726 tons Armament 10 x 8"/63, 24 x 32pdr/57, 16 x 32pdr/33 (May 63 2 x 50pdr rifles replaced 6 x 32pdr/33). Served most of the war in various blockading squadrons, as did others of her class. Damaged by CSS Virginia at Hampton Road 1861. Finally sold December 1875.