USS Metacomet

The USS Metacomet was a sidewheel gunboat launched 7 March 1863 and commissioned 4 January 1864.

She was assigned to the West Gulf Squadron where she remained until the end of the war when she was decommissioned in Philadelphia on 18 August 1865.

  • USS Metacomet on Wikipedia
  • USS Metacomet on Navsource

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Frank AndersonLandsman12 April 1865
    John ConatyLandsman11 November 186421
    Herman N. DexterOrdinary Seaman28 January 186525
    William EdwardsLandsman6 August 186570
    Humphrey FischerLandsman1 July 186421
    Isaac N. HensonLandsman10 May 186416
    James M. ReynoldsFireman 2nd Class20 September 186424
    Harrison RochelleLandsman5 August 186522
    John StewartLandsman5 August 186421
    James P. SturgisActing Master's Mate8 January 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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