Scorpion

14009
Nominal Guns2DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Acquired5.1813B068
Home Port DANFS
ShipyardErie - Lake Erie DANFS
Constructor Noah Brown (1770-1850)DANFS
CategoryUnratedDANFS
Ship TypeSchooner DANFS
Captured9.9.1814DANFS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDANFS
Length of Gundeck62' 0"US Feet18.8976 
Breadth17' 0"US Feet5.1816 
Draught Aft5' 0"US Feet1.524 
Burthen86Tons BM 

Armament


5.1813Broadside Weight = 32 Imperial Pound ( 14.512 kg)DANFS
Gun Deck1 American 32-Pounder
Gun Deck1 American 32-Pounder Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.181335 DANFS

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1813 - 1813Master Stephen ChamplinDANFS5.1814 - 9.9.1814Midshipman Henry E Turner (d.1820)DANFS

Service History


DateEventSource
10.9.1813Battle of Lake Erie

 

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