Ships from the Age of Sail and Steam

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Pennsylvania: USS Pennsylvania; Ship-of-the-line; Length: 210 ft; 3241 ton burden; Comp.: 810; Armament: 74-120 guns (136 gunports on four gun decks); Philadelphia, United States; 1821

Heavily delayed for a variety of reasons, the USS Pennsylvania was commissioned into the U.S. Navy at the end of 1837. She was burned on the 20th of April 1861, to keep her from being captured by Confederate forces threatening the Norfolk Navy Yard.

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