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U. S. NAVY SHIP LIST - December 1858

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 1859

 

Ships of the Line

  Name Guns Tons Where Built When Built Situation Where
1 Pennsylvania 120 3241 Philadelphia 1837 In commission Receiving Ship, Norfolk
2 Columbus 80 2480 Washington 1819 In ordinary Norfolk
3 Ohio 84 2757 Brooklyn 1820 In commission Receiving Ship, Boston
4 North Carolina 84 2633 Philadelphia 1820 In commission Receiving ship, New York
5 Delaware 84 2633 Gosport 1820 In ordinary Norfolk
6 Vermont 84 2633 Charlestown 1848 In ordinary Boston
7 New Orleans 84 2805 Sackett's Harbor 1815 On the stocks Sackett's Harbor, New York
8 Alabama 84 2633 Kittery 1818 On the stocks Kittery
9 Virginia 84 2633 Charlestown 1818 On the stocks Boston
10 New York 84 2633 Gosport 1818 On the stocks Norfolk

Frigates

1 Constitution 50 1607 Charlestown 1797 In ordinary Kittery
2 United States 50 1607 Philadelphia 1797 In ordinary Norfolk
3 Potomac 50 1726 Washington 1821 In ordinary New York
4 Brandywine 50 1726 Washington 1825 In ordinary New York
5 Columbia 50 1726 Washington 1836 In ordinary Norfolk
6 Congress 50 1867 Kittery 1841 In ordinary Philadelphia
7 Raritan 50 1726 Philadelphia 1843 In ordinary Norfolk
8 St. Lawrence 50 1726 Gosport 1847 In commission Coast of Brazil
9 Santee 50 1726 Kittery 1855 In ordinary Kittery
10 Sabine 50 1726 Brooklyn 1855 In commission Coast of Brazil

Sloops of War

1 Cumberland 24 1726 Charleston 1842 In commission Coast of Africa
2 Savannah 24 1726 Brooklyn 1842 In commission Home squadron
3 Constellation 22 1452 Rebuilt, Gosport 1854 In commission New York
4 Macedonian 22 1341 Gosport 1836 In commission Mediterranean
5 Portsmouth 22 1022 Kittery 1843 In ordinary Kittery
6 Plymouth 22 989 Charlestown 1843 In ordinary Norfolk
7 St. Mary's 22 958 Washington 1844 In commission Pacific squadron
8 Jamestown 22 985 Gosport 1844 In commission Home squadron
9 Germantown 22 939 Philadelphia 1846 In commission East Indies
10 Saratoga 20 882 Kittery 1842 In commission Home squadron
11 John Adams 20 700 Rebuilt, Gosport 1831 In ordinary Norfolk
12 Vincennes 20 700 Brooklyn 1826 In commission Coast of Africa
13 Falmouth 20 703 Charlestown 1827 In commission Brazil squadron
14 Vandalia 20 783 Philadelphia 1828 In commission Pacific squadron
15 St. Louis 20 700 Washington 1828 In commission Home squadron
16 Cyane 20 792 Charlestown 1837 In commission Pacific squadron
17 Levant 20 792 Brooklyn 1837 In ordinary Boston
18 Decatur 16 566 Brooklyn 1839 In commission Pacific squadron
19 Marion 16 566 Charlestown 1839 In commission African squadron
20 Dale 16 566 Philadelphia 1839 In commission African squadron
21 Preble 16 566 Kittery 1839 In commission Brazil squadron

Brigs

1 Bainbridge 6 259 Charlestown 1842 In commission Brazil squadron
2 Perry 6 280 Gosport 1843 In commission Brazil squadron
3 Dolphin 4 224 Brooklyn 1836 In commission Brazil squadron

Schooner

  Fenimore Cooper 3 95 Purchased 1852 In commission Surveying in Pacific

Screw Steamers, 1st Class

1 Niagara 12 4580 Brooklyn 1855 In ordinary New York
2 Roanoke 40 3400 Gosport 1855 In commission Home squadron
3 Colorado 40 3400 Gosport 1855 In ordinary Boston
4 Merrimack 40 3200 Charlestown 1855 In commission Pacific squadron
5 Minnesota 40 3200 Washington 1855 In commission East Indies
6 Wabash 40 3200 Philadelphia 1855 In commission Mediterranean
7 Franklin 50 3680 Kittery 1854 In ordinary Kittery
8 Stevens' war steamer 6 4683 Commenced in 1842 At Hoboken New Jersey

Screw Steamers, 2d Class

1 San Jacinto 13 1446 Brooklyn 1850 In ordinary New York
2 Lancaster 18 2360 Philadelphia, bldg 1858 In ordinary Philadelphia
3 Pensacola 16 2158 Pensacola, building 1858 On the stocks Pensacola
4 Brooklyn 14 2070 New York, building 1858 In commission New York
5 Hartford 14 1990 Boston, building 1858 In ordinary Boston
6 Richmond 14 1929 Norfolk, building 1858 On the stocks Norfolk

Screw Steamers, 3rd Class

1 Massachusetts 9 765 Trans from War Dept 1845 In ordinary Mare Island
2 John Hancock 2 382 Charlestown 1850 In ordinary Mare Island
3 Not named 6 994 Kittery, building 1858 On the stocks Kittery
4 Not named 3 809 Boston, building 1858 On the stocks Boston
5 Not named 6 1016 New York, building 1858 On the stocks New York
6 Not named 6 997 Philadelphia, bldg 1858 In ordinary Philadelphia
7 Not named   1289 Philadelphia, bldg 1858 On the stocks Philadelphia
8 Not named 6 996 Gosport, building 1858 On the stocks Gosport
9 Not named 3 801 Pensacola, building 1858 On the stocks Pensacola

Screw Tenders

1 Despatch   558 Purchased 1858 In ordinary Norfolk
2 Arctic   235 Purchased 1855 In ordinary Washington

Side-wheel Steamers, 1st Class

1 Mississippi 10 1692 Philadelphia 1841 In commission East Indies
2 Susquehanna 15 2450 Philadelphia 1850 In ordinary New York
3 Powhatan 9 2415 Gosport 1850 In commission East Indies

Side-Wheel Steamers, 2d Class

1 Saranac 6 1446 Kittery 1848 In commission Pacific squadron

Side-Wheel Steamers, 3rd Class

1 Fulton 5 698 Brooklyn 1837 In commission Pacific squadron
2 Michigan 1 582 Erie, Penn 1844 In commission Lakes
3 Not named   453 San Francisco, bldg 1858 On the stocks San Francisco

Side-Wheel Tender

1 Water Witch 1 378 Washington 1845 In commission Brazil squadron

Store Vessels

1 Relief 2 468 Philadelphia 1836 In commission New York
2 Supply 4 547 Purchased 1846 In commission Brazil squadron
3 Release 1 327 Purchased 1855 In commission Brazil squadron

Permanent Store and Receiving Vessels

1 Independence   2257 Charlestown 1814 In commission Mare Island
2 Alleghany   989 Pittsburg 1847 In commission Baltimore
3 Princeton   900 Rebuild, Boston 1851 In commission Philadelphia
4 Warren   691 Charlestown 1826 In ordinary Mare Island
5 Fredonia   800 Purchased 1846 In commission Valparaiso, Chile