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USC Patapsco (1799)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 8 months ago

Patapsco, 20 Guns

Nationality American
Named 1799/10/00 W012
Launched 1799/06/20 W012
Rate Corvette
Type Ship
Out Service 1801/60 W012
Fate Sold W012

W012   Type Metric
Length of Keel 87' 0" Imperial Feet 26.52
Breadth 29' 0" Imperial Feet 8.84
Depth in Hold 12' 0" Imperial Feet 3.66
Burthen 380 Tons BM

1799/11 W012
Gun Deck 20 All Guns

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1799/11 180 W012

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1799/09/24 1801/04/11 Captain Henry Geddes W012

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1800/05/20 Ordered to Curasao W012
1800/05/28 Took the schooner Cecillia after a five hour chase  
1800/06 Arrived at Curacao having voyaged via Porto Rico  
1800/08/07 Took the French letter of Marque Dorade  
1800/09/14 Left St. Christopher in company with the Merrimack  
1800/09/22 The two vessels arrived off Curacao W012
1800/09/23 Patapsco entered Curacao habour and engaged shore installations W012
1800/09/25 French forces had withdrawn W012
1800/10/11 Left Cauracao for St. Christopher in company with the Merrimack  
1800/12 Engaged the schooner Louisa Bridge but she escaped  
1800/12 Returned to Philadelphia  
1801/06 Sold in Philadelphia  

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed

Notes on Ship
Marine Lieutenant?
A Marine Lieutenant, James Middleton, was noted as leading a landing party on a blog . However no other records of this officer have been found so the attribution is being treated as suspect.

Id Link or Description Author
W012 Dictionary of American Fighting Vessels Unknown

Last Updated :2009/06/27 at 09:35:19 by Cy

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