Talk:USS Housatonic (1861)

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[1] gives: displacement 1934 t, draught 16.6ft (5.1m) and speed of 12 kts, what seems more reliable to me. Pibwl [[User_talk:Pibwl|talk]] 23:43, 20 March 2006 (UTC)

"The encyclopedia of ships" gives p. 256 also these facts (1934 tons, 5 m draugt and 11,6 kts. 214 crew...-- (talk) 18:54, 3 November 2010 (UTC)


Hello. What is "the bar"? Is it a sort of "boom defence"? --Maxrossomachin (talk) 05:32, 24 February 2012 (UTC)

I believe it refers to the artificial sandbar upon which Fort Sumter stands, but I'm not sure enough to update the article. Regards, Orange Suede Sofa (talk) 06:26, 30 September 2014 (UTC)