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U. S. NAVY SHIP LIST - 1851

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 1852

 

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 ordinary Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Columbus 74 Washington 1819 In ordinary Norfolk
Ohio 74 New York 1820 In commission Receiving Ship, Boston
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 Mediterranean

Frigates, 1st Class

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

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

Brigs

Dolphin 10 New York 1836 In commission Special service
Porpoise 10 Boston 1836 In commission Coast Survey
Bainbridge 10 Boston 1842 In commission Coast of Africa
Perry 10 Norfolk 1843 In ordinary Norfolk

Schooners

Wave 1 Transferred from War Dept.   In commission Coast Survey
Phoenix 2 Transferred from War Dept.   In commission Coast Survey
Petrel 1 Purchased   In ordinary New York

Steamers, Frigates

Mississippi 10 Philadelphia 1841 Prep. for sea East Indies
Susquehanna 9 Philadelphia 1850 In commission East Indies
Powhatan 9 Norfolk 1850 Prep. for sea Norfolk
San Jacinto 6 New York 1850 In commission Mediterranean
Saranac 6 Portsmouth, NH 1848 In commission Home Squadron

Steamers, 1st Class

Princeton 10 New York
Rebuilt, Boston
1843
1851
Prep. for sea East Indies
Fulton 5 New York 1837 In commission Home Squadron
Michigan 1 Erie, Penn 1844 In commission Lakes
Alleghany 2 Pittsburg, Penn 1847 In ordinary Washington

Steamers, less than 1st Class

Union 4 Norfolk 1842 In commission Receiving Ship, Philadelphia
Vixen 3 Purchased 1846 In commission Home Squadron
Water Witch 2 Washington 1845 In commission Pacific
General Taylor   Trans from War Dept   Tender Pensacola
Engineer   Purchased   Tender Norfolk
John Hancock   Boston 1850 Tender Boston

Store Ships

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