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USS Miantonomoh (BM-5) Monitor

 Updated: 8/17/2017; Authored By Staff Writer; Content ¬©

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USS Miantonomoh BM-5 was commissioned and decommissioned several times during her ocean-going tenure with the United States Navy.

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USS Miantonomoh (BM-5) Technical Specifications

Service Year: 1882
Type: Monitor
National Origin: United States
Ship Class: Amphitrite-class

Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)

Complement (Crew): 150
Length: 263 feet (80.16 meters)
Beam (Width): 55.3 feet (16.86 meters)
Draught (Height): 14.5 feet (4.42 meters)

Surface Displacement: 4,055 tons

Installed Power and Base Performance

Engine(s): 1 x Steam engine driving 2 x Screws.

Surface Speed: 10.6 knots (12 mph)

Armament / Air Wing

4 x 10" (250mm) breechloading rifled main guns
2 x 4" (100mm) rifled guns
2 x 6-pounder guns

Aircraft: None.

Global Operators

United States

Ships-in-Class / Group (4)

USS Amphitrite (BM-2); USS Monadnock (BM-3); USS Terror (BM-4); USS Miantonomoh (BM-5)

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