The Aroostook was a Unadilla-class "90 Day Gunboats" built for the Navy. Her hull was laid down July 1861, launched October 1861 and commissioned on 20 February 1862, Lt. John C. Beaumont commanding
Aroostook was assigned to the West Gulf Blockading Squadron, reaching Pensacola on 16 October 1862.
The Aroostook was decommissioned on 25 September 1865 and put into ordinary.
|Name||Rate/Rank||Date of Death||Age|
|✚||David Davis (alias Daniel Davis)||Seaman||16 November 1863||32|
|✚||John Driscoll||Landsman||8 November 1864||22|
|✚ ⋂||Henry Harding||Landsman||20 September 1865||25|
|✚||Junius Punch||Boy||16 May 1864|