Syren -> 1810 Siren

2547
Nominal Guns16DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Launched6.8.1803DANFS
First Commissioned9.1803DANFS
How acquiredPurpose builtDANFS
ShipyardPhiladelphia - Pennsylvania DANFS
Designed byBenjamin HuttonDANFS
ConstructorNathaniel 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 - 8.1806LieutenantCharles Stewart (d.1869)DANFS1813Master CommandantJoseph BainbridgeEWIKI1.1814 - 11.3.1814Master CommandantGeorge Parker (d.1814)EWIKI12.3.1814 - 12.7.1814LieutenantN. J. NicholsonEWIKI

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1803 - 1804LieutenantMichael B CarrollB0521803 - 1804LieutenantJames R CaldwellB0521803 - 1804Acting LieutenantJoseph MaxwellB0521805 - 1806Acting LieutenantLewis Warrington (1782-1851)W0531809 - 1811LieutenantLewis Warrington (1782-1851)W0531.1814 - 11.3.1814LieutenantN. J. NicholsonEWIKI

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1803 - 1804PurserNathan BakerB0521803 - 1804SurgeonSamuel R Marshall (d.1828)B0521803 - 1804Acting MasterWilliam BurrowsB0521803 - 1804SailmakerThomas CrippenB0521803 - 1804CarpenterJohn FeltB0521803 - 1804GunnerJames WillmanB0521803 - 1804BoatswainJohn UnsworthB052

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1803 - 1804MidshipmanFrederick C de KrafftB0521803 - 1804MidshipmanJohn S DorseyB0521803 - 1804MidshipmanThomas O AndersonB0521803 - 1804MidshipmanThomas BrownB0521803 - 1804MidshipmanWilliam R NicholsonB052

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1803 - 1804Marine First LieutenantJohn 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 Unrated Schooner Landrail (4)
12.7.1814Taken by Medway (74)

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
18031804American Mediterranean Squadron 1803-1804Edward Preble (1761-1807)
18041805American Mediterranean Squadron 1804-1805Samuel Barron (d.1810)
18051806American Mediterranean Squadron 1805-1806John Rodgers (d.1838)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
DANFSDictionary of American Naval Fighting ShipsUnknownWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
B052Our Navy and the Barbary CorsairsGardner W. AllenBook
W053Virtual American BiographiesVariousWeb Site
 

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