::::  American Civil War Vessels - CONFEDERATE
Richmond
Code - AC68
1.75  
Qty
Description - C.S.S. RICHMOND AC68 Built at Gosport Navy Yard in 1862, Richmond was in action on the James River in 1863 and 1864, but was destroyed to avoid capture by U.S. forces 3 April 1865. Sisters:- Chicora, North Carolina, Raleigh, Savannah. & Palmetto State. Armament differed from ship to ship. Dimensions 172 x 34 x 12 Armament 1 x 7 mlr, 1 x 10 S.B. 2 x 6.4 Rifle. shell guns 1 x 150 lb Spar Torpedo Armour 4 Iron, 22 wood backing Speed 5-6 knots