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U. S. NAVY SHIP LIST - December 1860

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 1861

 

Ships of the Line (10)

  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 (10)

11 Constitution 50 1607 Charlestown 1797 In commission Annapolis
12 United States 50 1607 Philadelphia 1797 In ordinary Norfolk
13 Potomac 50 1726 Washington 1821 In ordinary New York
14 Brandywine 50 1726 Washington 1825 In ordinary New York
15 Columbia 50 1726 Washington 1836 In ordinary Norfolk
16 Congress 50 1867 Kittery 1841 In commission Coast of Brazil
17 Raritan 50 1726 Philadelphia 1843 In ordinary Norfolk
18 St. Lawrence 50 1726 Gosport 1847 In ordinary Philadelphia
19 Santee 50 1726 Kittery 1855 In ordinary Kittery
20 Sabine 50 1726 Brooklyn 1855 In commission Home squadron

Sloops of War (20)

21 Cumberland 24 1726 Charleston 1842 In commission Home squadron
22 Savannah 24 1726 Brooklyn 1842 In ordinary New York
23 Constellation 22 1452 Rebuilt, Gosport 1854 In commission Coast of Arica
24 Macedonian 22 1341 Gosport 1836 In commission Home squadron
25 Portsmouth 22 1022 Kittery 1843 In commission Coast of Africa
26 Plymouth 22 989 Charlestown 1843 In ordinary Norfolk
27 St. Mary's 22 958 Washington 1844 In commission Pacific squadron
28 Jamestown 22 985 Gosport 1844 In ordinary Philadelphia
29 Germantown 22 939 Philadelphia 1846 In ordinary Norfolk
30 Saratoga 20 882 Kittery 1842 In commission Coast of Africa
31 John Adams 20 700 Rebuilt, Gosport 1831 In commission East Indies
32 Vincennes 20 700 Brooklyn 1826 In ordinary Boston
33 Vandalia 20 783 Philadelphia 1828 In commission East Indies
34 St. Louis 20 700 Washington 1828 In commission Home squadron
35 Cyane 20 792 Charlestown 1837 In commission Pacific squadron
36 Levant 20 792 Brooklyn 1837 In commission Pacific squadron
37 Decatur 16 566 Brooklyn 1839 In ordinary San Francisco
38 Marion 16 566 Charlestown 1839 In ordinary Portsmouth, New Hampshire
39 Dale 16 566 Philadelphia 1839 In ordinary Portsmouth, New Hampshire
40 Preble 16 566 Kittery 1839 In ordinary Boston

Brigs (3)

41 Bainbridge 6 259 Charlestown 1842 In ordinary Boston
42 Perry 6 280 Gosport 1843 In ordinary New York
43 Dolphin 4 224 Brooklyn 1836 In ordinary Norfolk

Store Vessels (3)

44 Relief 2 468 Philadelphia 1836 In commission Coast of Africa
45 Supply 4 547 Purchased 1846 In commission Home squadron
46 Release 1 327 Purchased 1855 In commission Mediterranean

Permanent Store and Receiving Vessels (6)

47 Independence   2257 Charlestown 1814 In commission Mare Island, California
48 Alleghany   989 Pittsburg 1847 In commission Baltimore
49 Princeton   900 Rebuild, Boston 1851 In commission Philadelphia
50 Warren   691 Charlestown 1826 In commission Panama NG
51 Fredonia   800 Purchased 1846 In commission Valparaiso, Chile
52 Falmouth   703 Charleston 1827 In commission Aspinwall NG

Screw Frigates (7)

53 Niagara 12 4580 Brooklyn 1855 In commission Japan
54 Roanoke 40 3400 Gosport 1855 In ordinary New York
55 Colorado 40 3400 Gosport 1855 In ordinary Boston
56 Merrimack 40 3200 Charlestown 1855 In ordinary Norfolk
57 Minnesota 40 3200 Washington 1855 In ordinary Boston
58 Wabash 40 3200 Philadelphia 1855 In ordinary New York
59 Franklin 50 3680 Kittery 1854 On the stocks Kittery

First Class Steam Sloops

Screw (6)

60 San Jacinto 13 1446 Brooklyn 1850 In commission Coast of Africa
61 Lancaster 22 2360 Philadelphia 1858 In commission Pacific squadron
62 Pensacola 19 2158 Pensacola 1858 Preparing for sea Norfolk
63 Brooklyn 25 2070 New York 1858 In commission Home squadron
64 Hartford 16 1990 Boston 1858 In commission East Indies
65 Richmond 14 1929 Norfolk 1858 In commission Mediterranean

Side-wheel (4)

66 Mississippi 11 1692 Philadelphia 1841 In ordinary Boston
67 Susquehanna 15 2450 Philadelphia 1850 In commission Mediterranean
68 Powhatan 11 2415 Gosport 1850 In commission Home squadron
69 Saranac 9 1446 Kittery 1848 In commission Pacific squadron

Second Class Steam Sloops

Screw (8)

70 Mohican 6 994 Kittery 1858 In commission Coast of Africa
71 Narragansett 5 804 Boston 1858 In commission Pacific
72 Iroquois 6 1016 New York 1858 In commission Mediterranean
73 Pawnee 4 1289 Philadelphia 1858 Preparing for sea Philadelphia
74 Wyoming 6 997 Philadelphia 1858 In commission Pacific squadron
75 Dacotah 6 998 Gosport 1858 In commission East Indies
76 Pocahontas 5 694 Purchased 1858 In commission Home squadron
77 Seminole 3 801 Pensacola 1858 In commission Coast of Brazil

Side-Wheel (1)

78 Fulton 4 698 Brooklyn 1837 In ordinary Pensacola

Third Class Steamers

Screw (5)

79 Wyandotte 5 464 Purchased 1858 In commission Home squadron
80 Mohawk 5 464 Purchased 1858 In commission Home squadron
81 Crusader 8 549 Purchased 1858 In commission Home squadron
82 Sumter 5 464 Purchased 1858 In commission Coast of Africa
83 Mystic 5 464 Purchased 1858 In commission Coast of Africa

Side-Wheel (4)

84 Water Witch 3 378 Washington 1845 In ordinary Philadelphia
85 Michigan 1 582 Erie, Penn 1844 In ordinary Erie, Penn
86 Pulaski 1 395 Purchased 1858 In commission Brazil squadron
87 Saginaw 3 453 San Francisco 1858 In commission East Indies

Steam Tenders (2)

88 John Hancock 3 382 Charlestown 1850 In ordinary San Francisco
89 Anacostia 1 217 Purchased 1858 In service Washington
 
90 Stevens' war steamer 6 4683 Commenced in 1842 At Hoboken New Jersey