Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 84

279. WORKING MODEL OF THE CIVIL WAR STEAM SLOOP USS KEARSARGE (NO.1), a unique scale replica of the USS Kearsarge, a Mohican class steam sloop-of-war third mate, built of white oak at Portsmouth Navy Yard in Kittery, Maine and launched September 11, 1861. Length 96 in. Height 53 in. Width 24 in. The Kearsarge: Length Overall: 214 ft. 3 in. Beam: 33 ft. 10 in. Depth: 16 ft. Tonnage: 1,031 Battery: 2-IX in. Dalgren guns; 4-32 prd. guns of 42 cwt; 1-30 pdr. rifle Two sections of the deck are removable, disclosing the machinery below, and a section below the pair of guns is inscribed “Ed Twig”. 81