:::: American Civil War Vessels - CONFEDERATE
Code - AC65
Description - C.S.S. MANASSAS AC65
Confederate Ironclad ram originally commissioned a
s a privateer. Taken over by Confederate Navy, she
had an active career attacking Federal blockading forces
on the Mississippi. She attacked the Federal Fleet at
New Orleans, and after being fired upon by most of
the fleet, finally ran aground, and later blew up.
Dimensions 143’ x 35’ x 17’
Speed 7 knots
Armour 1 ½ “ Iron
Armament 1 x 64 pdr Dahlgren,
later replaced by 1 x 32 pdr.