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North Carolina

Nominal Guns74ref:740
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Keel Laid Down6.1816ref:740
First Commissioned27.5.1825ref:740
How acquiredPurpose builtref:740
ShipyardPhiladelphia Naval Shipyard - Philadelphia ref:740
Ship ClassNorth Carolina Classref:740
Designed by
William DoughtyAmerican
Ship Builder
Service 1773
CategoryThird Rateref:740
Ship TypeShip of the Line ref:740
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:740


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDANFS
Between Perpendiculars196' 3"US Feet59.7416 
Breadth53' 6"US Feet16.2052 
Depth in Hold21' 6"US Feet6.5532 
Burthen2633US Ton 


1825Broadside Weight = 1794 Imperial Pound ( 813.579 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck34 American 42-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck36 American 32-Pounder
Spardeck24 American 42-Pounder Carronade

1841Broadside Weight = 1720 Imperial Pound ( 780.02 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck32 American 42-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 American 32-Pounder
Spardeck24 American 42-Pounder Carronade

1850Broadside Weight = 1506 Imperial Pound ( 682.971 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck4 American 8" Paixhans
Lower Gun Deck28 American 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck4 American 8" Paixhans
Upper Gun Deck28 American 32-Pounder
Spardeck4 American 8" Paixhans
Spardeck16 American 32-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.9.1820820Design Complementref:740


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