Natchez

26152
Nominal Guns18ref:740
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
Keel Laid Down1827ref:740
Launched8.3.1827ref:740
First Commissioned7.1827ref:740
How acquiredPurpose builtref:740
ShipyardNorfolk Navy Yard ref:740
Ship ClassLexington Class
Designed byWilliam Doughty (1773-1859)ref:740
CategoryUnratedref:740
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1840ref: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


8.3.1827Broadside Weight = 288 Imperial Pound ( 130.608 kg)ref:740
Gun Deck24 American 24 Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.3.1827190Design Complementref:740

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1829CommanderGeorge Budd (d.1837)ref:1177

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1829First LieutenantWilliam A Spencerref:11771829Second LieutenantWilliam G Templeref:11771829Third LieutenantHenry A Adams (d.1869)ref:11771829Fourth LieutenantHenry Eagleref:11771829Fifth LieutenantEdmund M Russellref:1177

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1829MasterJohn L Ballref:11771829PurserWilliam P Zantzingerref:1177

11 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1829 - MidshipmanLawson C Loveref:11771829 - MidshipmanWilliam Lambertref:11771829 - MidshipmanJames Heriotref:11771829 - MidshipmanCharles E L Griffinref:11771829 - MidshipmanJoseph Mooreheadref:11771829 - MidshipmanLewis C F Fatioref:11771829 - MidshipmanD B Morganref:11771829 - MidshipmanMontgomery Lewisref:11771829MidshipmanJohn Woods Barkerref:11771829Assistant SurgeonJohn C Spencerref:11771829SurgeonBenjamin R Truislarref:1177

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1829Marine LieutenantAndrew Ross (d.1836)ref:1177

Service History


DateEventSource
1840

Scrapped at

New York Naval Shipyard
DANFS


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:740The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854Paul H. SilverstoneBook
ref:1177The Sailor's Magazine and Naval Journal Vol 1 Book
DANFSDictionary of American Naval Fighting ShipsUnknownWeb Site
 

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