USS New London (1859) - Post-war Decommissioning and Subsequent Career

Post-war Decommissioning and Subsequent Career

New London continued to serve the West Gulf Blockading Squadron through the end of the Civil War. She sailed north on 12 July 1865 and decommissioned at Boston, Massachusetts, 3 August 1865. She was sold at public auction on 8 September 1865 to M. M. Comstock.

Redocumented as Acushnet on 27 December 1865, she operated in merchant service until 1910.

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