Nominal Guns74ref:740
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Keel Laid Down11.1817ref:740
First Commissioned16.10.1838ref:740
How acquiredPurpose builtref:740
ShipyardNew York Naval Shipyard - New York ref:740
Designed byHenry Eckford (1775-1832)ref:740
CategoryThird Rateref:740
Ship TypeShip of the Line ref:740
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:740


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:740
Between Perpendiculars197' 2"US Feet60.0461 
Breadth53' 10"US Feet16.1544 
Depth in Hold26' 6"US Feet7.9502 
Burthen2757US Ton 


1838Broadside Weight = 1720 Imperial Pound ( 780.02 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck32 American 42-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 American 32-Pounder
Spardeck24 American 42-Pounder Carronade
Spardeck2 American 32-Pounder

1847Broadside Weight = 1646 Imperial Pound ( 746.461 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck4 American 8" Paixhans
Lower Gun Deck28 American 42-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
1820820as designed complementref:740


ref:740The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854Paul H. SilverstoneBook
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site

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