Syren -> 1810 Siren

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Nominal Guns16DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Launched6.8.1803DANFS
First Commissioned9.1803DANFS
How acquiredPurpose builtDANFS
ShipyardPhiladelphia - Pennsylvania DANFS
Designed by Benjamin HuttonDANFS
Constructor Nathaniel HuttonDANFS
CategoryUnratedDANFS
Ship TypeBrig DANFS
Sailing RigBrigDANFS
Captured12.7.1814DANFS
BecomesBritish sloop 'Siren' (1814) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck94' 3 ½"Imperial Feet28.6639 
Length of Keel75' 0"Imperial Feet22.86 
Breadth27' 0"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen298Tons BM 

Armament


8.1803Broadside Weight = 192 Imperial Pound ( 87.072 kg)DANFS
Gun Deck16 American 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1803120 DANFS

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1803 - 8.1806Lieutenant Charles Stewart (d.1869)DANFS1813Master Commandant Joseph BainbridgeE-WIKI1.1814 - 11.3.1814Master Commandant George Parker (d.1814)E-WIKI12.3.1814 - 12.7.1814Lieutenant N. J. NicholsonE-WIKI

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1803 - 1804Lieutenant Michael B CarrollB0521803 - 1804Lieutenant James R CaldwellB0521803 - 1804Acting Lieutenant Joseph MaxwellB0521805 - 1806Acting Lieutenant Lewis Warrington (1782-1851)W0531809 - 1811Lieutenant Lewis Warrington (1782-1851)W0531.1814 - 11.3.1814Lieutenant N. J. NicholsonE-WIKI

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1803 - 1804Acting Master William BurrowsB0521803 - 1804Sailmaker Thomas CrippenB0521803 - 1804Carpenter John FeltB0521803 - 1804Gunner James WillmanB0521803 - 1804Boatswain John UnsworthB0521803 - 1804Purser Nathan BakerB0521803 - 1804Surgeon Samuel R Marshall (d.1828)B052

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1803 - 1804Midshipman Thomas O AndersonB0521803 - 1804Midshipman Thomas BrownB0521803 - 1804Midshipman William R NicholsonB0521803 - 1804Midshipman Frederick C de KrafftB0521803 - 1804Midshipman John S DorseyB052

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1803 - 1804Marine First Lieutenant John HowardB052

Service History


DateEventSource
27.8.1803Sailed from PhiladelphiaDANFS
1.10.1803Arrived at GibraltarDANFS
1.1804Arrived at SyracuseDANFS
19.2.1804Arrived at SyracuseDANFS
9.3.1804Left Syracuse for TripoliDANFS
28.5.1806Sailed from GibraltarDANFS
1.8.1806Arrived at Washington Navy Yard and laid upDANFS
1807RecommissionedDANFS
1810Renamed SirenDANFS
12.7.1814Took the Schooner Landrail (4)
12.7.1814Taken by Medway (74)


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1803-1804American Mediterranean Squadron 1803-1804 Edward Preble (1761-1807) 
1804-1805American Mediterranean Squadron 1804-1805 Samuel Barron (d.1810) 
1805-1806American Mediterranean Squadron 1805-1806 John Rodgers (d.1838) 
 

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