High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The second USS Roanoke
was a steam frigate in the United States Navy and later converted
to an ironclad. Roanoke launched on 13 December 1855 at Norfolk
Navy Yard; and commissioned 4 May 1857, Captain John B. Montgomery
in command. Assigned to the Home Squadron as flagship, Roanoke's
first duty was to return the American filibuster and former
President of Nicaragua, William Walker, and 205 of his men to the
United States. Sailing for Aspinwall, Colombia, (now called Colon,
Panama), on 30 May 1857, Roanoke returned on 4 August with Walker
and his followers. Subsequently, Roanoke was sent to Boston Navy
Yard where she decommissioned on 24 September 1857.
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