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USS Boxer (II)


Schooner:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Boston Navy Yard
  • Launched, 22 November 1831
  • Commissioned USS Boxer, in 1832, LT. Benjamin Payne, in command.
  • Boxer was assigned to the Brazil Station in 1832
  • In 1834 Boxer was reassigned to the West Indies Station
  • In 1835 Boxer was reassigned to the Pacific Station
  • Laid up, location unknown in 1837 for repairs
  • Reactived and assigned to the Pacific Station from 1838 to 1840
  • Laid up in 1840, location unknown
  • Reactived and assigned to the Home Squadron between 1842 and 1844
  • In 1846, the schooner was posted to the African Squadron, her primary mission was the suppression of the slave trade
  • Boxer returned to the United States in the summer of 1848
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register
  • Boxer was sold at Philadelphia, PA., 7 August 1848
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 194 t.
    Length 88'
    Beam 23' 6"
    Draft 10' 11"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament
    two 9-pdrs
    eight 24-pdr carronades
    Propulsion sail

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