Fairfield

2478
Nominal Guns18ref:740
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Keel Laid Down1826ref:740
Launched28.6.1828ref:740
First Commissioned8.1828ref:740
How acquiredPurpose builtref:740
ShipyardNew York Naval Shipyard - New York ref:740
Ship ClassBoston Classref:740
Designed bySamuel Humphreys (1778-1846)ref:740
CategorySixth Rateref:740
Ship TypeSloop ref:740
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:740
Last known1852ref:740

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:740
Between Perpendiculars127'US Feet38.7162 
Breadth34' 9"US Feet10.4204 
Depth in Hold16' 6"US Feet4.9022 
Burthen700US Ton 

Armament


28.6.1828Broadside Weight = 288 Imperial Pound ( 130.608 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck24 American 24 Pounder

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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1828190Design Complementref:740

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.11.1830 - 5.1831LieutenantCharles Wilkes (1798-1877)DANFS

 

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