USS Acacia (1863)

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Acacia—a screw, steam, schooner-rigged tug built at East Boston, Massachusetts—was launched as Vicksburg sometime in September 1863; purchased at Boston by the United States Navy from C. W. Wilder on 28 October 1863; and commissioned in the Boston Navy Yard on 8 December 1863, Acting Master John D. Childs in command.[1]


  1. Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships