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USC Flambeau

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years, 3 months ago

Flambeau, 12 Gun Brig

 

Details

NationalityUnited States of America
Authorised
Laid Down
Named
Launched
Purchased1814-Dec-03W012
Shipyard
Designer
Constructor
Outfitter
Supplier
Decks1
RateBrig
In Service1814W012
Out Service1816-Apr-03W012
FateSoldW012

 

Dimensions

Gun DeckKeelBeamDepthDraughtBurthenDisplacementSource
107' 0"26' 0"11' 9"300W012

 

Armament

DateCrewGunsDeckB/S WeightSource
1814100122 X 18, 10 X 18C108W012
18149014B045

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toNameSource
1814J B NicolsonW012

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1815-May-20Sailed from New York for the Mediterranean as part of Commodore Stephen Decatur's squadron
1815-JunArrived in Gibraltar
1815-Jun-17Shared in the capture of the Algerian frigate Mashuda (46)
1815-JunShared in the capture of the Algerian brig Estedio (22)
1815-Jun-28Arrived off Algiers
1815-Oct-06Left Gibraltar for the United States
1815-Oct-24Seperated from the squadron during a gale
1815-Nov-09Arrived at Newport RI
1815-NovArrived in New York and was placed in ordinary
1816-Apr-03Sold

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource

 

Notes

Purchased for $14,000 at Baltimore (B045)

 

Sources

W012Dictionary of American Fighting Vessels
B045The Naval War of 1812 - Vol IITheodore Roosevelt

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