::::  American Civil War Vessels - UNION
Cumberland ***
Code - AU35
3.50  
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Description - U.S.S. CUMBERLAND AU35 Completed in 1843 as a frigate of the Brandywine class cut down into a corvette in 1855-56. Served in the North Atlantic Blockade squadron until rammed and sunk by CSS Virginia March 1862. Very successful conversion. Tonnage 1726 tons. Dimensions 175' x 45' x 22' Armament 1855 - 22 x 32pdr, 2 x 10" Shell guns by 1862 22 x 9" S.B. 1 x 10" S.B. 1 x 170lb Rifle