Berkeley Designs, U.S.S. Passaic model ship

$59.95

Passaic was built by Continental Iron Works,  Greenport, New York  under subcontract from John Ericcson. The engine was built by Delemator Iron Works and it had a propeller of cast iron, 12 feet in diameter. It was launched 30 August 1862; and commissioned 25 November 1862, Captain Percival Drayton in command.

The first Passaic was a single turreted, coastal monitor purchased by the United States Navy for service during the American Civil War.