List of steam frigates of the United States Navy

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Name Type Class Authorized Dates of Service Fate
Mississippi [1] 2nd class [2] Mississippi-class [1] 3 March 1839 [1] 1841 – 1863 [1] Sunk in action at Port Hudson
Missouri [1] 2nd class [2] Mississippi-class [1] 3 March 1839 [1] 1842 – 1843 [1] Lost to fire [1]
Susquehanna [3] 2nd class [2] Susquehanna-class 3 March 1847 [1] 1850 – 1883 [1] Sold [1]
Powhatan [3] 2nd class [2] Susquehanna-class 3 March 1847 [1] 1852 – 1887 [1] Sold [1]
Franklin [1] 1st class [4] Franklin-class [1] 1 September 1851 [1] 1867 – 1916 [1] Sold [1]
Merrimack [5] 1st class [6] Franklin-class [7] 6 April 1854 [3] 1856 – 1861 [5] Sunk to avoid capture [5]
Wabash [5] 1st class [6] Franklin-class [7] 6 April 1854 [8] 1856 – 1912 [5] Sold [5]
Roanoke [5] 1st class [6] Franklin-class [7] 6 April 1854 [8] 1857 – 1883 [5] Sold [5]
Colorado [5] 1st class [6] Franklin-class [7] 6 April 1854 [8] 1858 – 1885 [5] Sold [5]
Minnesota [5] 1st class [6] Franklin-class [7] 6 April 1854 [8] 1857 – 1901 [5] Lost to fire [5]
Niagara [5] 1st class [6] Niagara-class [3] 6 April 1854 [8] 1857 – 1885 [5] Sold [5]
Florida [5] 2nd class [9] Florida-class [10] 1867 – 1885 [5] Sold [5]
Tennessee [5] 2nd class [9] Florida-class [1][10] – 1888 [5] Sold [5]
Iowa [5] 2nd class [9] Florida-class [1][10]
Nevada [5] 2nd class [9] Florida-class [1][10] None [5] Canceled [5]
Connecticut [5] 2nd class [9] Florida-class [1][10]
Bonhomme Richard [5] 2nd class [9] Florida-class [1][10] None [5] Canceled [5]
Chattanooga [5] Chattanooga-class
Pennsylvania [5] 2nd class [2] Guerriere-class [11]
Delaware [5] 2nd class [2] Guerriere-class [11]
California [5] 2nd class [2] Guerriere-class [11]
Illinois [5] 2nd class [2] Guerriere-class [11]
Antietam [5] 2nd class [2] Guerriere-class [11]
New York [5] 2nd class [2] Guerriere-class [11]
Java [5] 2nd class [2] Guerriere-class [11]
Hassalo [5] Hassalo-class [11]
Watauga [5] Hassalo-class [11]
Trenton [5] 1877 – 1891 Lost to the Apia cyclone [5]


References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k A Naval Encyclopædia: Comprising A Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases; Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles of Naval Art and Science. L. R. Hamersly & co. 1881. 
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  7. ^ a b c d e Park, Carl D. (2007). Ironclad Down: USS Merrimack-CSS Virginia from Design to Destruction. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 978-1-59114-659-9. 
  8. ^ a b c d e "The Old Steam Navy". GlobalSecurity. Retrieved 4 August 2009. 
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