Shark

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Nominal Guns12DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Launched17.5.1821DANFS
First Commissioned2.6.1821DANFS
How acquiredPurpose builtDANFS
ShipyardWashington Navy Yard - Washington, D.C. DANFS
CategoryUnratedDANFS
Ship TypeSchooner DANFS
Sailing RigSchoonerDANFS
Wrecked10.9.1846DANFS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDANFS
Length of Gundeck86' 0"Imperial Feet26.2128 
Breadth24' 7"Imperial Feet7.3597 
Depth in Hold10' 4"Imperial Feet3.1496 
Burthen198Tons BM 

Armament


21.5.1821Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)DANFS
Upper Gun Deck10 American 18 Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 American 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
21.5.182170 DANFS

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.5.1821 - 1825LieutenantMatthew Calbraith Perry (1794-1858)EWIKI1832 - 3.12.1832LieutenantWilliam Boerumref:824

Service History


DateEventSource
3.12.1832

In the West Indies

ref:824

 

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