Ganges

2495
Nominal Guns26ref:1203
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Purchased3.5.1798ref:1203
First Commissioned1798ref:1203
ShipyardUnknownref:1203
CategorySixth Rateref:1203
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1801ref:1203

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1203
Length of Keel116' 4''Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth31' 4''Imperial Feet9.4488 

Armament


1798Broadside Weight = 117 Imperial Pound ( 53.0595 kg)ref:1203
Gun Deck26 American 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1798220 ref:1203

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1798 - 9.1798CaptainRichard Dale (1756-1826)ref:12039.1798 - 11.1799CaptainThomas Tingey (d.1829)ref:1203

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1800 - 1801BoatswainJohn Ainsworthref:1203

2 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
3.12.1798 - 15.11.1799Marine PrivatePhilip Case (c.1774-1800)ref:11443.12.1798 - 15.11.1799Marine PrivateThomas G Annis (c.1779-?)ref:1144

 

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Posted by AvM on Friday 28th of September 2018 16:50

Ships of the Navy: Combat vessels
Karl Jack Bauer - 1969
GANGES (ex-Ganges). 24-gun ship. 504 tons. 116'4" x 31'4" x 15'8"(h). Armament: 26-95. Complement: 220. Built by Penrose 1795. Purchased Philadelphia 3 May 1798. Commissioned by 24 May 1798.


Register of Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1775-1990: Major Combatants
Karl Jack Bauer, ‎Stephen S. Roberts - 1991
GANGES (ex-Ganges) . 24-gun ship. 504 tons. 116'4" x 31'4" x 15'8"(h). Armament : 26-9#. Complement : 220. Built by Thomas Penrose, Philadelphia, 1795. Purchased Philadelphia 3 May 98. Commissioned by 22 May 98. Sold Philadelphia by 8 Dec 01

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