USS Aroostook

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.

  • USS Aroostook on Wikipedia
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  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    David Davis (alias Daniel Davis)Seaman16 November 186332
    John DriscollLandsman8 November 186422
    ✚ ⋂Henry HardingLandsman20 September 186525
    Junius PunchBoy16 May 1864


    killed in action
    prisoner of war
    died of disease or injury
    died of yellow fever
    ø died due to vessel loss
    died in ordnance accident
    buried on land in marked grave
    buried/lost at sea
    🎖 Medal of Honor recipient
    transcribed letters of sailor/marine posted

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