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Nominal Guns18ref:740
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Keel Laid Down1825ref:740
Launched1828ref:740
First Commissioned6.11.1828ref:740
How acquiredPurpose builtref:740
ShipyardPhiladelphia Naval Shipyard - Philadelphia ref:740
Ship ClassBoston Classref:740
Designed by
Samuel HumphreysAmerican
Ship Builder
Service 1778
ref:740
CategoryUnratedref:740
Ship TypeSloop ref:740
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:740
Last known1872ref:740

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:740
Between Perpendiculars127'US Feet38.7162 
Breadth34' 9"US Feet10.4204 
Depth in Hold16' 6"US Feet4.9022 
Burthen700US Ton 

Armament


1828Broadside Weight = 288 Imperial Pound ( 130.608 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck24 American 24 Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1828190Design Complementref:740

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.11.1828 - 19.12.1831Master Commandant
John GallagherAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1842
DANFS
1832 - 3.12.1832Master Commandant
George BuddAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1829
ref:824
1860Commander
Samuel Phillips LeeAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1897
W061

Service History


DateEventSource
16.12.1828

Sailed from Philadelphia bound for duty with the Brazil Squadron off the eastern seaboard of South America.

DANFS
3.12.1832

In the West Indies

ref:824
1848

Rebuild and lenghtened of 13' Us feet at

Norfolk Navy Yard
ref:740

 

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