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USS Alligator (II)

  • Built, date and location unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Purchased by the Navy in 1813 at New Orleans, LA., for conversion to a gunboat
  • Commissioned as a the tender USS Alligator at New Orleans, Sailing Master Richard S. Sheppard in command
  • On 4 December 1814, Alligator while attempting to join the American gunboats on Lake Borgne was captured by the British
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Depth of Hold unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement 8
    Armament one 4-pdr
    Propulsion sail

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