SMN John Kane

Death 8 Dec 1875
At Sea
Burial Body lost or destroyed
Memorial ID 93178824 · View Source
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Seaman John Kane, US Navy killed. 8 Dec. 1875 on Sloop of war Portsmouth in steam accident.

The second USS Portsmouth was a wooden sloop-of-war in the United States Navy in service during the mid-to-late 19th century. She was designed by Josiah Barker and built in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on the lines of a French-built privateer. She was described as an improvement over the USS Saratoga built in the same shipyard a year earlier. The Portsmouth was launched at the Portsmouth Navy Yard on 23 October 1843 and commissioned on 10 November 1844, with Commander John Berrien Montgomery in command.

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  • Created by: Rubbings
  • Added: 6 Jul 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 93178824
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SMN John Kane (unknown–8 Dec 1875), Find a Grave Memorial no. 93178824, ; Maintained by Rubbings (contributor 47671529) Body lost or destroyed.