The USS New London was a screw steamer built in 1859, purchased by the Navy on 26 August 1861 and commissioned 29 October 1861 with LT Abner Reed commanding.
She was assigned to the Gulf Squadron, arriving on station in late November 1861. She remained with the West Gulf Squadron when the squadron was split into East and West in early 1862. New London remained in the West Gulf AOR until she was ordered to sail to New York on 12 July 1865 to be decommissioned and sold.
|Name||Rate/Rank||Date of Death||Age|
|⋂||John Atchison||-||12 October 1862|
|James Davis||Gunner's Mate||21 June 1862|
|Charles Gardiner||Ordinary Seaman||5 August 1863|
|✚ ⋂||Jefferson Hester||Seaman||20 December 1862|
|⋂||Henry Jackson||Acting Ensign||10 May 1864|
|✚ ⋂||James Jerome||Quartermaster||2 August 1862||33|
|Frank Mallon||Coal Heaver||12 May 1865||21|
|John Mellen||-||4 October 1862|
|✚ ⋂ ✎||Chandler Stewart||Seaman||2 January 1862||24|
|✚||George T. Taylor||Fireman 1st Class||24 July 1863||26|
|F. H. Thompson||Acting Assistant Paymaster||5 September 1863|
|✚||Minaugh Whittemore||Acting Assistant Paymaster||26 April 1862||22|
|★||Charles Wilson||Seaman||20 August 1864|