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USS Hornet (IV)

  • Purchased at Georgetown, D.C., in 1813
  • Commissioned 15 March 1814, Sailing Master Joseph Middleton in command
  • USS Hornet served primarily as a dispatch ship along the eastern seaboard, assisting in some coast and harbor survey work
  • Decommissoned and sold at Norfolk in 1820
    Displacement unknown
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    Complement 57
    Armament five 18-pdrs
    Propulsion sail

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