Carolina

2449
Nominal Guns14DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Launched10.11.1812DANFS
First Commissioned4.6.1813DANFS
Home Port DANFS
How acquiredPurpose builtDANFS
ShipyardCharleston - South Carolina DANFS
CategoryUnratedDANFS
Ship TypeSchooner DANFS
Sunk in Action27.12.1814DANFS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDANFS
Length of Gundeck89' 6"US Feet27.1441 
Breadth24' 4"US Feet7.3406 
Depth in Hold11' 4"US Feet3.4544 
Burthen230Tons BM 

Armament


1814Broadside Weight = 84 Imperial Pound ( 38.094 kg)NW1812
Gun Deck2 American 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 American 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1813100 DANFS
181470 NW1812

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.6.1813 - 1814LieutenantJohn D Henley (d.1835)DANFS1814 - 27.12.1814LieutenantDaniel Todd Patterson (d.1839)NW1812

Service History


DateEventSource
10.11.1812Launched at a cost ot build of $8,743NW1812
7.1813Sailed for New OrleansDANFS
7.1813Took the British merchant schooner SharkDANFS
23.8.1813Arrived in New OrleansDANFS
16.9.1814Attacked and destroyed the stronghold of Jean Lafitte on BaratariaDANFS
23.12.1814Bombarded the British positions outside New OrleansDANFS
27.12.1814Set on fire by shore bombardment, abandoned and later exploded. She had seven men killed or woundedDANFS


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
DANFSDictionary of American Naval Fighting ShipsUnknownWeb Site
NW1812The Naval War of 1812Chatham HistorysBook
 

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