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Nominal Guns44DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Home Port 
Smith and DimonAmerican
Ship Builder
CategoryFifth RateDANFS
Ship TypeFrigate DANFS
Sailing RigShip RiggedDANFS
Broken Up1844DANFS


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDANFS
Length of Gundeck177' 0"US Feet53.9496 
Breadth45' 0"US Feet13.716 
Depth in Hold13' 8"US Feet4.0301 
Burthen1,728Tons BM 

1 Flag Officer

John Orde CreightonAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1838

Service History

11.1825Launched at New York City as the Liberator for the Greeks, who were unable to pay for her.DANFS
28.9.1828Sailed from New York for the Brazil stationDANFS
29.11.1828Arrived in Rio de JanerioDANFS
13.6.1831Left BrazilDANFS
5.8.1831Arrived in New York where she became a receiving shipDANFS

Notes on Ship

Original orderDANFS
Oringially ordered for the Greek government by Smith & Dimon of New York. When Greece was unable to pay for her, she was purchased by the Navy and commissioned at New York.


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