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USF General Greene (1799)

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General Greene, 28 Gun Frigate



Nationality United States of America
Named 1799-Oct-15 for Nathaniel Greene  
Launched 1799-Jan-21  
Shipyard Warren, Rhode Island  
Constructor Benjamin Talman & James de Wolf  
Decks 1  
Rate Frigate  
In Service 1799  
Out Service 1801-Apr-03  
Fate Burnt  




Gun Deck Keel Beam Depth Draught Burthen Displacement Source
124' 3"   34' 8"   17' 4" 654 LT    



Date Crew Guns Gundeck Quarterdeck Forecastle B/S Weight Source
1799 250 30 24 x 12 4 x 6 2 x 6 162  



Date From Date to Name Source
1799-Jan 1801-Apr-03 Christopher R Perry  



Date From Date To Rank/Position Name Source
1799-Jan   Midshipman Oliver H Perry  


Service record

1799-Jun-02 Left convoying five merchantmen to Havana
1799-Jul-27 Returned to Rhode Island after a bout of Yellow fever contracted in Havana killed more than 20 crewmen
1799-Sep-23 Left to take station at Cape Facnois San Domingo
1799-Dec-01 Captured the Danish Brig Flying Fish in company with the Boston
1800-Feb-27 Provided gun support for the capture of Jaemel''
1800-Juil-21 Arrived in Newport and her crew discharged
1801-Apr-03 Placed in ordinary
1803 Used as a floating sick bay for the Constellation
1805 Reduced to a sheer hulk
1814-Aug-24 Destroyed by fire when the British entered Washington D.C.


Actions & Battles

Date   Source





W012 Dictionary of American Fighting Vessels
W013 DANFS Online
B043 Our Naval war with France


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