Lexington

26151
Nominal Guns18ref:740
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Keel Laid Down1825ref:740
Launched9.3.1826ref:740
First Commissioned11.6.1826ref:740
How acquiredPurpose builtref:740
ShipyardNew York Naval Shipyard - New York ref:740
Ship ClassLexington Classref:740
Designed byWilliam Doughty (1773-1859)ref:740
CategoryUnratedref:740
Ship TypeSloop ref:740
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:740
Sold1860ref:740

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:740
Between Perpendiculars127'US Feet38.7162 
Breadth34' 7"US Feet10.4077 
Depth in Hold15' 3"US Feet4.5872 
Burthen691US Ton 

Armament


9.3.1826Broadside Weight = 288 Imperial Pound ( 130.608 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck24 American 24 Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.3.1826190Design Complementref:740

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1832 - 3.12.1832Master CommandantIsaac McKeever (d.1856)ref:824

Service History


DateEventSource
3.12.1832

Off the coast of Brazil

ref:824
1860

Sold

ref:740


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:740The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854Paul H. SilverstoneBook
ref:824British and Foreign State Papers 1832-1833British Foreign OfficeDigital Book
 

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