Alligator

13864
Nominal Guns12DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Keel Laid Down26.6.1820DANFS
Acquired2.11.1820DANFS
First Commissioned3.1821DANFS
ShipyardCharlestown Navy Yard - Charlestown DANFS
CategoryUnratedDANFS
Ship TypeSchooner DANFS
Wrecked18.11.1822DANFS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDANFS
Length of Gundeck86' 0"US Feet26.2128 
Breadth24' 7"US Feet7.3597 
Depth in Hold10' 4"US Feet3.1496 
Burthen198Tons BM 

Armament


1821Broadside Weight = 36 Imperial Pound ( 16.326 kg)DANFS
Gun Deck12 American 6-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.3.1821 - 1821LieutenantRobert F StocktonDANFS1822 - 9.11.1822LieutenantWilliam Howard Allen (1790-1822)DANFS

Service History


DateEventSource
18.11.1822Ran hard aground on Carysford Reef off the coast of FloridaDANFS
23.11.1822The wreck was burnt by her crewDANFS


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
DANFSDictionary of American Naval Fighting ShipsUnknownWeb Site
 

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