• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Stop wasting time looking for files and revisions! Dokkio, a new product from the PBworks team, integrates and organizes your Drive, Dropbox, Box, Slack and Gmail files. Sign up for free.


USS Franklin (1815)

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years, 1 month ago

Franklin, 74 Guns



NationalityUnited States of America
Laid Down1815
ShipyardPhiladelphia Navy YardW013
ConstructorSamuel HumphreysW013
RateShip of the Line
In Service1817
Out Service1852
FateBroken Up



Gun DeckKeelBeamDepthDraughtBurthenDisplacementSource
190' 9" (58.2m)54' 7" (16.7m)24' 3" (7.4m)2.243W012



DateCrewGunsLower GundeckUpper GundeckQuarterdeckForecastleB/S WeightSource
18158630 x 32pdr32 x 32pdr Columbiad16 x 32pdr Carronade8 x 32pdr Carronade1,376
18208228 x 32pdr30 x 32pdr Columbiad16 x 32pdr Carronade8 x 32pdr Carronade1,312
18508230 x 32pdr32 x 32pdr ?Columbiad?14 x 32pdr Carronade6 x 32pdr Carronade1,312


Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
18171824CommodoreCharles Stewart



Date FromDate toNameSource
1817-Oct-14Henry E BallardW013



Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource


Service record

1817-Oct-14Left Philadelphia for the Mediterranian
Became flagship Mediterraniean squadron
1820-MarLeft Mediterranean
1820-Apr-24Arrived new York
1821-Oct-11Flagship Pacific squadron
1824-Aug-29In ordinary
1843Moved to Boston as a receiving ship
1852Moved to Portsmouth N.H and broken up


Actions & Battles






W012Dictionary of American Fighting Vessels
W013DANFS Online

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.