Dale

2458
Nominal Guns16ref:740
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Keel Laid Down1839ref:740
Launched8.11.1839ref:740
First Commissioned11.12.1840ref:740
How acquiredPurpose builtref:740
ShipyardPhiladelphia Naval Shipyard - Philadelphia ref:740
Ship ClassDale Classref:740
Designed byJohn Lenthallref:740
CategoryUnratedref:740
Ship TypeSloop ref:740
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:740
Transfered1895ref:740
BecomesAmerican sloop 'Dale' (1895)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:740
Between Perpendiculars117' 7"US Feet35.6721 
Breadth33' 10"US Feet10.0584 
Depth in Hold15'US Feet4.5974 
Burthen566US Ton 

Armament


8.11.1839Broadside Weight = 236 Imperial Pound ( 107.026 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck14 American 32-Pounder
Bow Chaser2 American 12-Pounder

1846Broadside Weight = 256 Imperial Pound ( 116.096 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck16 American 32-Pounder

1853Broadside Weight = 224 Imperial Pound ( 101.584 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck14 American 32-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.11.1839150Design Complementref:740


Sources


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

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