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USS Essex Shipwreck
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Steam-powered, three-masted wooden sloop of war launched 1876 as naval cruising vessel; transferred in 1904 to Great Lakes as training ship; scuttled in 1931.

County:  Saint Louis
Address:  Lake Superior
City or Township:  Duluth
Listing Date:  April 14, 1994
Significance Level:   State
Criteria:   A, C, D (see criteria)
Style:   Sloop
Architect:   McKay, Donald
Theme:   archaeology, engineering, maritime history
Historic Functions:   Naval Facility
Current Functions:   Water-related
Foundation Material:   Inapplicable
Roof Material:   Inapplicable
Wall Material:   Inapplicable

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