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[The United States' Navy]

The Illustrated London News, vol. 38, no. 1085, p. 368.

April 20, 1861

The United States' navy at the present time consists of 99 ships—viz., 42 steamers and 57 sailing-vessels. About 20 out of the 99 are service men-of-war of the modern stamp. The particulars are as follows—viz., 10 line-of-battle ships, 10 sailing-frigates, 21 sailing sloops-of-war, 3 sailing briggs, 1 schooner, 6 store-ships, 7 first-class steam-propellers, 8 second-class ditto, 15 steam gun-boats, 2 screw tenders, 3 first-class paddle-wheel steam tenders, and 2 steam store-ships.

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