USS Massachusetts

The USS Massachusetts was a steamer purchased by the Navy 3 May 1861 and commissioned 24 May 1861. She was assigned to the Gulf Blockading Squadron and remained on station until February 1862.

  • USS Massachusetts on NavSource

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Henry HardingSeaman26 September 186126
    Robert HatchSeaman19 September 1861


    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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