Minnesota (screw
frigate, ) - 3,200 tons, 264' x 51' x -. Built at Washington Navy Yard, 1855; sold 1885. Two engines, one screw, 8+ knots. Armament: 24 9, 14 8, 2 10 smooth bore. Vincent Ponko, Jr. Ships, Seas, and Scientists, U.S. Naval Exploration and Discovery in the 19th Century. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1974., p. 14.
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