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USC Boxer (1815)

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years, 5 months ago

Boxer, 14 Gun Brig

 

Details

NationalityUnited States of America
Launched1815-MayW012
ShipyardMiddletown COW012
Purchased1815W012
ConstructorC and D ChurchillW012
RateBrig
In Service1815W012
Out Service1817-Oct-25W012
FateWrecked

 

Dimensions

Gun DeckKeelBeamDepthDraughtBurthenDisplacementSource
114' 11"28' 7"14' 2"370W012

 

Armament

DateCrewGunsDeckB/S WeightSource
181590162 x 9, 14 x 24C177W012

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toNameSource
1815John PorterW012

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1815Purchased for $26,000B045
1815-Jul-13Sailed from Boston as part of the Mediterranean squadron under Commodore William BainbridgeW012
1815-Aug-05Arrived at CarthagenaB052
1815-AugOff AlgiersB052
1815-AugOff TripoliB052
1815-SepOff TunisB052
1815-Sep-13Arrived in MalagaB052
1815-SepSailed for GibraltarB052
1815-Oct-06Left the Mediterranean from GibraltarW012
1815-Nov-15Arrived in NewportB052
1816Cruised in the Gulf of MexicoW012
1817-Oct-25Wrecked off Balize near New Orleans with no loss of lifeW012

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource

 

Notes

 

Sources

W012Dictionary of American Fighting Vessels
B045The Naval War of 1812 - Vol IITheodore Roosevelt
B052Our Navy and the Barbary CorsairsGardner W. Allen

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