USS Majestic

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Regal, stately, or grand. Both ships retained former names.

(Sch: t. 297)

The first Majestic was an old whaler purchased by the Navy at New Bedford, Mass., 2 December 1861 for use as an obstruction. The ships in the Federal "stone fleet" were sunk in the channels of harbors in Georgia and the Carolinas during the first year of the Civil War.