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USS Enterprise (IV)

  • Built at New York Navy Yard
  • Launched, 26 October 1831
  • Commissioned USS Enterprise, 15 December 1831, LT. S. W. Downing in command
  • Enterprise patrolled on the Brazil Station between January 1832 to April 1834
  • Returned to New York for repair and refit
  • Returning to the Brazil Station in July
  • Between January 1832 and July 1839 Enterprise circumnavigated the globe arriving back at Philadelphia
  • Inactivated at Philadelphia, 12 July 1839
  • Recommissioned, 29 November 1839
  • Sailed, 16 March 1840, from New York for South America
  • Returned, 20 June 1844, to Boston Navy Yard
  • Decommissioned, 24 June 1844
  • Sold, 28 October 1844.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 194 t.
    Length 88'
    Beam 23' 6"
    Depth of Hold 10'
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement 72
    two 9-pdrs
    eight 24-pdr carronade
    Propulsion sail
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