USS Fulton (1862)
|Laid down:||date unknown|
|In service:||circa May 1862|
|Out of service:||at war’s end|
|Fate:||sold for civilian use|
The USS Fulton (also called the Dick Fulton) was a 123-ton stern-wheel steamer, used as an auxiliary vessel in the United States Ram Fleet during the American Civil War. The ship later served in the Ram Fleet successor, the Mississippi Marine Brigade.
- "History.Navy.Mil page on Civil war rams and auxiliaries".
- Crandall, Warren D.; Isaac D. Newel (1907). History of the Ram Fleet and the Mississippi Marine Brigade in the War for the Union on the Mississippi and its tributaries : the story of the Ellets and their men. St. Louis: Buschart Bros.
- Joiner, Gary (2007). Mr. Lincoln's Brown Water Navy: The Mississippi Squadron (American Crisis (Rowman & Littlefield)). Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN 0-7425-5098-2.