Nominal Guns22ref:740
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Keel Laid Down1837ref:740
First Commissioned5.1838ref:740
How acquiredPurpose builtref:740
ShipyardCharlestown Navy Yard - Charlestown ref:740
Ship ClassCyane Classref:740
Designed bySamuel Humphreys (1778-1846)ref:740
Ship TypeSloop ref:740
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:740


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:740
Between Perpendiculars132' 3"US Feet40.236 
Breadth36' 3"US Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold16' 6"US Feet4.9022 
Burthen792US Ton 


2.12.1837Broadside Weight = 336 Imperial Pound ( 152.376 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck18 American 32-Pounder
Gun Deck4 American 24 Pounder

1850Broadside Weight = 256 Imperial Pound ( 116.096 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck16 American 32-Pounder
Gun Deck4 American 8" Shell Gun

1856Broadside Weight = 224 Imperial Pound ( 101.584 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck14 American 32-Pounder
Gun Deck4 American 8" Shell Gun

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.12.1837200Design Complementref:740


ref:740The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854Paul H. SilverstoneBook

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