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U. S. NAVY SHIP LIST - December 1848

Source: Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the Navy of the United States,
including Officers of the Marine Corps, and other, for the Year 1849

 

Ships of the Line

Name Rate Where Built When Built Situation Where
Pennsylvania 120 Philadelphia 1837 In commission Receiving Ship, Norfolk
Franklin 74 Philadelphia 1815 In commission Receiving Ship, Boston
Columbus 74 Washington 1819 In ordinary Norfolk
Ohio 74 New York 1820 In commission Pacific
North Carolina 74 Philadelphia 1820 In commission Receiving ship, New York
Delaware 74 Gosport, Virginia 1820 In ordinary Norfolk
Alabama 74 Portsmouth   On the stocks Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Vermont 74 Boston 1848 In ordinary Boston
Virginia 74 Boston   On the stocks Boston
New York 74     On the stocks Norfolk
New Orleans 74     On the stocks Sackett's Harbor
Independence 74 Boston 1814 In Commission Pacific

Frigates, 1st Class

United States 44 Philadelphia 1797 In ordinary Norfolk
Constitution 44 Boston 1797 In commission Mediterranean
Potomac 44 Washington 1821 In ordinary Norfolk
Brandywine 44 Washington 1825 In commission Coast of Brazil
Columbia 44 Washington 1836 In ordinary Norfolk
Congress 44 Portsmouth, NH 1841 In ordinary Norfolk
Cumberland 44 Boston 1842 In ordinary New York
Savannah 44 New York 1842 In commission Pacific
Raritan 44 Philadelphia 1843 In commission Home Squadron
Santee 44 Portsmouth   On the Stocks Portsmouth, NH
Sabine 44 New York   On the Stocks New York
St. Lawrence 44 Norfolk 1847 In commission European Seas

Frigates, 2d Class

Constellation 36 Baltimore 1797 In ordinary Norfolk
Macedonian 36   Captured 1812, rebuilt 1836 In ordinary New York

Sloops

Saratoga 20 Portsmouth, NH 1842 In commission Home Squadron
John Adams 20 Charleston Built 1799,
rebuilt 1820
In ordinary Boston
Vincennes 20 New York 1826 In ordinary New York
Warren 20 Boston 1826 In commission Pacific
Falmouth 20 Boston 1827 In ordinary Boston
Fairfield 20 New York 1828 In ordinary Norfolk
Vandalia 20 Philadelphia 1828 In ordinary Norfolk
St. Louis 20 Washington 1828 In commission Coast of Brazil
Cyane 20 Boston 1837 In ordinary Norfolk
Levant 20 New York 1837 In ordinary Norfolk
Portsmouth 20 Portsmouth, NH 1843 In commission Coast of Africa
Plymouth 20 Boston 1843 In commission East Indies
St. Mary's 20 Washington 1844 In commission Pacific
Jamestown 20 Norfolk 1844 In commission Mediterranean
Albany 20 New York 1846 In commission Home Squadron
Germantown 20 Philadelphia 1846 In commission Home Squadron
Ontario 18 Baltimore 1813 In commission Receiving Ship, Baltimore
Decatur 16 New York 1839 In commission Coast of Africa
Preble 16 Portsmouth, NH 1839 In commission Pacific
Yorktown 16 Norfolk 1839 In commission Coast of Africa
Marion 16 Boston 1839 In ordinary Boston
Dale 16 Philadelphia 1839 In commission Pacific

Brigs

Boxer 10 Boston 1831 In ordinary Philadelphia
Dolphin 10 New York 1836 In commission East Indies
Porpoise 10 Boston 1836 In commission Coast of Africa
Bainbridge 10 Boston 1842 In commission Coast of Africa
Perry 10 Norfolk 1843 In commission Coast of Brazil

Schooners

Flirt 2 Transferred from War Dept.   In commission Home Squadron
Wave 1 Transferred from War Dept.   In commission Coast Survey
Phoenix 2 Transferred from War Dept.   In commission Coast Survey
Petrel 1 Purchased   In commission Coast Survey
Taney 1 Transferred from Treasury Dept.   In commission Mediterranean

Steamers

Mississippi 10 Philadelphia 1841 In commission Home Squadron
Susquehanna       On the stocks Philadelphia
Powhatan       On the stocks Norfolk
Saranac   Portsmouth, NH 1848 In ordinary Portsmouth, NH
San Jacinto       On the stocks New York
Fulton 4 New York 1837 In ordinary New York
Union 4 Norfolk 1842 In commission Receiving Ship, Philadelphia
Princeton 9 Philadelphia 1843 In commission Mediterranean
Michigan 1 Erie, Penn 1844 In commission Lakes
Alleghany 2 Pittsburg, Penn 1847 In commission Mediterranean
Vixen 3 Purchased 1846 In commission Home Squadron
Water Witch 1 Washington 1845 In commission Home Squadron
General Taylor   Transferred from War Dept   Tender Pensacola
Engineer   Purchased   Tender Norfolk

Store Ships and Brigs

Relief 6 Philadelphia 1836 In commission Coast of Brazil
Erie 4 Baltimore 1813 In commission Mediterranean
Lexington 6 New York 1825 In commission Pacific
Southampton 4 Norfolk 1845 In commission Pacific
Supply 4 Purchased 1846 In commission Mediterranean
Fredonia 4 Purchased 1846 In commission Pacific