Hamilton

28683
Nominal GunsUnknownEWIKI
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorRevenue-Marine
Launched1831EWIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardNew York Naval Shipyard - New York EWIKI
CategoryOther VesselsEWIKI
Ship TypeCutter EWIKI
Abandoned9.12.1853EWIKI

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1843 - Captain (USRCS)Josiah SturgisB17030.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Captain (USRCS)Thomas C Rudolph (d.1853)ref:1202

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1843 - First Lieutenant (USRCS)James H RoachB1701843 - Second Lieutenant (USRCS)Caleb ProutyB1701843 - Third Lieutenant (USRCS)Charles F WoodB17030.11.1853 - 9.12.1853First Lieutenant (USRCS)Camillus Saunders (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Third Lieutenant (USRCS)E Curtis Hine (d.1853)ref:1202

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
30.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Cook (USRCS)Timothy Hurley (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Acting Master at Arms (USRCS)James Sullivan (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Gunner and Acting Carpenter (USRCS)George Carter (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Boatswain (USRCS)John Mahony (d.1853)ref:1202

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
30.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Ward Room Steward (USRCS)James Lucas (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Cabin Steward (USRCS)Henry Olwell (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Acting Quartermaster (USRCS)Thomas Stone (d.1853)ref:1202

11 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
30.11.1853 - 6.12.1853Seaman (USRCS)Martin Goruschref:120230.11.1853 - 6.12.1853Seaman (USRCS)Peter Williamsref:120230.11.1853 - 6.12.1853Seaman (USRCS)James McNeighref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Seaman (USRCS)John Thompson (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Ward Room Boy (USRCS)Joseph Bowser (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Seaman (USRCS)James Howe (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Seaman (USRCS)William Rowan (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Seaman (USRCS)Alexander Garm (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Seaman (USRCS)Antonio Murick (d.1853)ref:120230.11.1853 - 9.12.1853Seaman (USRCS)John Johnson (d.1853)ref:12027.12.1853 - 9.12.1853Seaman (USRCS)James Haganref:1202

Service History


DateEventSource
7.12.1853Sailed from Charleston - South Carolina ref:1202
7.12.1853

Ran aground on a bar

ref:1202
9.12.1853

Having suffered considerable damage and taking on water the crew abandoned the ship in a gale, there was only one survivor

ref:1202
11.12.1853

Found at Stone Inlet by the revenue cutter Jefferson Davis. Deemed not worth the expense of raising and subsequently sold

ref:1202


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
B170Official Register of Officers of the United StatesAuthorityBook
ref:1202North Carolina Standard Newspaper
 

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