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Civil War Round Table of Kansas City
Mystery June 2015

This month’s mystery photo requires the answer to multiple questions.

This vessel was commissioned with what name?

  • USS Cairo

Who designed this ship?

  • Samuel M. Pook designed the City Class Ironclads

What was the nickname for this ship?

  • Pook Turtle

Who built this ship?

  • This ship was built from the keel up in Mound City, Illinois by James Buchanan Eads.

Where was this ship’s final resting place?

  • Vicksburg National Military Park
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