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

 

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