U.S.S. Brooklyn

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The Brooklyn was a screw steamer of 2,070 tons, and carried a crew of 381. Possessing tall masts and sails as well as engines, the Brooklyn evidenced the navy's transition from sail to steam. It was armed with twenty-two 9-inch Dahlgren s, one heavy 12-pounder and one light 12-pounder.


Bibliography: Bearss, "Civil War Operations," p. 140; ORN, p. xv; Miller, ed., Photographic History, 1: 227.