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USC Franklin (1805)

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

Franklin, 8 Gun Brig

 

Details

NationalityUnited States of America
Authorised
Laid Down
Named
Launched1795W012
ShipyardPhiladelphiaW012
Purchased1805-Apr-27W012
Designer
Constructor
Outfitter
Supplier
Decks1
RateBrig
In Service1805-Apr-27W012
Out Service1807-Mar-21W012
FateSoldW012

 

Dimensions

Gun DeckKeelBeamDepthDraughtBurthenDisplacementSource
72' 4"22' 4"155W012

 

Armament

DateCrewGunsDeckB/S WeightSource
1805168W012

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toNameSource
1805-JunLieutenant Jacob JonesW012
Lieutenant RobinsonB052

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1802As a Merchantman was captured by Tripolitan corsairs
1805-Apr-27Purchased for the American Navy by Captain James Barron at Trieste
1805-JunOrdered to Syracuse in Sicily to act as acoomodation for the former officers of the Philadelphia
1805-JulBeccame storship for the Mediterranean squadron
1805-Sep-24Left for the United States carrying General William Eaton
1806Overhaul at Washington Navy Yard
1806Voyage to New Orleans
1806-DecSecond Voyage to New Orleans
1807-Mar-21Turned over for sale to the Navy Agent in New Orleans

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource

 

Notes

 

Sources

W012Dictionary of American Fighting Vessels
B052Our Navy and the Barbary CorsairsGardner W. Allen

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