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USS Dolphin (II)

  • Laid down, date unknown, at Philadelphia Navy Yard
  • Launched, 23 June 1821
  • Readied for sea at New York, USS Dolphin, LT. D. Conner in command
  • Assigned to the newly organized two ship Pacific Squadron along with USS Franklin sailed 8 December 1821, for her new assignment
  • Dolphin cruised the west coast of South America protecting American commerce and the whaling industry
  • Searched for mutineers of the American whaler Globe between 18 August 1825 and 24 August 1826
  • Dolphin serviced in the Pacific until 2 December 1835 at which time she was sold
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 198 t.
    Length 88'
    Beam 23' 6"
    Depth unknown
    Draft 12' 4"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    twelve 6-pdrs
    Propulsion sail

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