Nominal Guns18ref:740
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Keel Laid Down1825ref:740
First Commissioned27.8.1826ref:740
How acquiredPurpose builtref:740
ShipyardNew York Naval Shipyard - New York ref:740
Ship ClassBoston Classref:740
Designed bySamuel Humphreys (1778-1846)ref:740
Ship TypeSloop ref:740
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:740


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


27.4.1826Broadside Weight = 288 Imperial Pound ( 130.608 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck24 American 24 Pounder

1838Broadside Weight = 105 Imperial Pound ( 47.6175 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck8 American 24 Pounder
Gun Deck2 American 9-Pounder

1842Broadside Weight = 288 Imperial Pound ( 130.608 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck24 American 24 Pounder

1845Broadside Weight = 256 Imperial Pound ( 116.096 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck16 American 32-Pounder
Gun Deck4 American 8" Shell Gun

1861Broadside Weight = 224 Imperial Pound ( 101.584 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck14 American 32-Pounder
Gun Deck4 American 8" Shell Gun

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
27.4.1826190Design Complementref:740

1 Commanding Officer

7.7.1838 - 10.6.1842LieutenantCharles Wilkes (1798-1877)DANFS

1 Commissioned Officer

1.1834 - 1834LieutenantTheodorus BaileyUSNR-1834


ref:740The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854Paul H. SilverstoneBook
DANFSDictionary of American Naval Fighting ShipsUnknownWeb Site
USNR-1834US Naval Register for 1834AuthorityWeb Site

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