Grampus

2503
Nominal Guns12ref:824
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Launched1821ref:824
How acquiredPurpose builtref:824
ShipyardUnknownref:824
CategoryUnratedref:824
Ship TypeSchooner
Foundered3.1843ref:824

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.184377Number of men on board when ship founderedref:1130

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1832 - 3.12.1832LieutenantJoseph Smoot (d.1857)ref:8241843 - 3.1843LieutenantAlbert E Downes (d.1843)ref:1130

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1843 - 3.1843LieutenantWilliam S Swann (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843LieutenantGeorge M McCreery (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843LieutenantHunn Gansevoort (d.1843)ref:1130

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1843 - 3.1843Surgeon's MateEdwin H Conway (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843CookLewis Willow (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843PurserJames S Thatcher (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Acting MasterIsaac S K You (d.1843)ref:1130

18 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1843 - 3.1843Officer's CookJames Hopkins (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Officer's StewardJoseph R Serrier (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Quarter GunnerHenry Edwards (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Quarter GunnerJames Fritz (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 4.1843Quarter GunnerJames Bowen (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843MidshipmanEdward N Beadel (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843QuartermasterJohn Carr (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843MidshipmanAndrew J Lewis (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843QuartermasterGeorge Benson (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843QuartermasterThomas Piner (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843MidshipmanGeorge Minshall (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Carpenter's MateTheodore Myrick (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Gunner's MateWilliam Gale (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Boatswain's MateJohn Cook (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Boatswain's MateRobert Ray (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843StewardCharles L Clapp (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843StewardIsaac Stevens (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Captain's ClerkGeorge L McKenney (d.1843)ref:1130

51 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1843Ordinary SeamanGeorge Collars (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyJames Webb (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanJoseph Jones (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyJohn A Leonard (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Captain of the ForecastleJames Smith (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanIsaiah Cooper (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanHenry Lewis (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyJohn Murphy (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Captain of the ForecastleJohn Ryan (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanThomas Johnson (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanJohn Brown (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyNicholas P Broughton (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanJohn Howell (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyHenry Greenfield (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanJohn J Palmer (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyGeorge Geinzler (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanJohn Cugir (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyJohn Williams (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanWilliam Allen (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanDaniel B Waldron (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyEdwin C Holmes (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanPatrick Moran (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyBenjamin F Batts (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanGeorge McGordes (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanGeorge Spencer (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyHenry Gray (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanJohn Scott (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843BoyNathaniel Kennedy (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanHiram Carter (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843Ordinary SeamanWilliam Johnson (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanPeter Collins (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanWilliam Gould (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843LandsmanPeter Shannal (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843LandsmanWilliam L Newhull (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanClans Jakelsen (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanWilliam Penny (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843LandsmanEbenezer Perry (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843LandsmanHenry Carter (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanPrice Argyle (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanThomas Walsh (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843LandsmanAlexander L Huntington (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanWilliam Toland (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanSamuel Chase (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843LandsmanJohn B Mitchell (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanWilliam Conolly (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanWilliam Hammond (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843LandsmanThomas Fritz (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanAntonio Rodeiquez (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanJohn Hughes (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843SeamanH P Rollins (d.1843)ref:11301843 - 3.1843LandsmanEdward Upson (d.1843)ref:1130

Service History


DateEventSource
3.12.1832

In the West Indies

ref:824


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:824British and Foreign State Papers 1832-1833British Foreign OfficeDigital Book
ref:1130The New World, vol. 7 Periodical
 

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Posted by AvM on Saturday 20th of January 2018 12:25

Grampus was one of the fastest schooners of her days. Left Charleston, South Carolina 14.03.1843 and went missing.

Designed by Henry Eckford and launched by Washington Navy Yard on 2 Aug 1821

Dimensions : 97ft0in (oa) 92ft6in (pp) x 24ft6in x 9ft6in (d) 11ft6in (h) (29.57 28.19 x 7.47 x 2.90 3.51 m)
Tonnage : 171 tons
Armament : 1 x 18pdr + 10 x 12pdr carronades; 1825: 2 x 9pdr + 10 x 12pdr carronades; 1840: 2 x 9pdr + 8 x 24pdr carronades
Complement : 64

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