Ship Name

Archimedes

Era

Heroic Age of Sail (1816-1865)

Year Launched

1839

Home Waters

United States

Function

Military

Length (feet)

125

Beam (feet)

22

Draft (feet)

10

Primary Propulsion

Fuel/Steam

Propulsion Specifications

Crew propeller

Top Speed (knots)

9

Historical Note

John Ericsson designed ship for US Navy; screw propeller submerged and astern