Nominal Guns32DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
PreviouslyBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Cyane' (1806) (22)
Home Port 
ShipyardTopsham - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBanterer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn BassBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateDANFS
Ship TypeFrigate DANFS
Sailing RigShip RiggedDANFS
Broken Up1836DANFS


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck118' 2"Imperial Feet35.9692 
Length of Keel98' 7 ¼"Imperial Feet29.8768 
Breadth32' 0 ½"Imperial Feet9.7663 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Draught Forward10' 7"Imperial Feet3.2258 
Draught Aft13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Burthen539 3994Tons BM 


1815Broadside Weight = 416 Imperial Pound ( 188.656 kg)DANFS
Gun Deck20 American 32-Pounder Carronade
Gun Deck8 American 18 Pound Carronade
Gun Deck4 American 12-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

3 Commanding Officers

20.2.1815 - 10.4.1815LieutenantBeekman V Hoffman (d.1834)DANFS1.1818 - 1818CaptainEdward TrenchardUSNR-18181825CaptainJesse Duncan Elliott (d.1845)DB013

2 Commissioned Officers

1819 - 1820LieutenantMatthew Calbraith Perry (1794-1858)E-WIKI1823LieutenantUriah P Levy (d.1862)DANFS

1 Warrant Officer

1821SurgeonJohn DixUSNR-1821

1 Petty Officer

1821Surgeon's MateWilliam WilliamsonUSNR-1821

Service History

10.4.1815Arrived in the United States of AmericaDANFS
1819Cruise on the West coast of AfricaDANFS
1820Cruise on the West coast of AfricaDANFS
1820West Indies from 1820-21 protecting the Liberian colony and suppressing piracy and the slave tradeDANFS
1824In the MediterraneanDANFS
1825on the Brazil Station until 1827DANFS
1835Sank while laid up at Phildelphia, she was raised and later broken upDANFS


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