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USF Hudson (I)

  • Built in 1826 as Liberator for the Greek government by Smith and Dimon, New York
  • Purchased by the US Navy in 1828 and commissioned, USF Hudson
  • Hudson departed New York, 28 September 1828, to serve as flagship of the Brazil Squadron
  • Hudson returned to New York, 6 August 1831 remaining there as a receiving ship until 1844
  • Decommissioned, struck and broken up and sold in 1844
    Displacement 1,728 t.
    Length 177'
    Beam 45'
    Draft 13' 8"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion sail

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    New Hampshire 102k USF Hudson, mid-19th Century print, "Drawn and Engraved Expressly for the New Mirror by W.J. Bennett."
    US Navy photo # NH 53598 from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command.
    Tommy Trampp

    USF Hudson (I)
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